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Marine Volunteers Help Create a New Plot Against Hunger Garden

Hooray For Our Volunteers!

Fort Myer Marines volunteer in the garden

Saturday, March 23 2013: Volunteer Marines help create a new garden

In order to create more growing space for our AFAC Plot Against Hunger garden at Central Library, we decided to transfer some of the decorative plants from the Quincy Street entrance, and replace them with vegetables. But first, we had to do some serious digging and shoveling…

Luckily five Marines from Henderson Hall – along with their families – were happy to help!

Our head gardener reports, “The Marines took on this hard physical task with very little need of guidance and organized themselves and the project into an amazingly efficient unit, finishing the whole area including clean up, in 2.5 hours. They were awesome!”


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