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Monthly Archives: May 2013

2013 Scholarship Winners Announced

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FamilyFarms Charities has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors planning to pursue college training in fields related to agriculture. Scholarship recipients were selected from applicants across the U.S. on the basis of answers to essay questions, community leadership and involvement, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, and career plans. Cari Beth Halk of Greenbrier, Arkansas and [...]

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Urban Gardening Project in East St. Louis at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center

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In its on-going efforts to promote ag education, FamilyFarms Charities has teamed up with the Jackie Joyner Kersee Foundation center in East St. Louis, IL to provide a hands-on gardening experience for urban youth.  About 250 participants in the summer program and those attending the after-school fall program will learn gardening first-hand as they tend [...]

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