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    Champion of rural health promotes farming fresh veggies, fruits

    Champion of rural health promotes farming fresh veggies, fruits

    Dorothy Grady Scarbrough is a planter of seeds.Some, she hand-places in the Delta soil, hoping her enthusiasm for their promise of fresh fruits and veggies catches on in communities where dinner might be cookies and a Coke.Others, she delivers to children who plant Swiss chard, kale and spinach in their school gardens - not just to produce healthy food, but to use the growing process as a springboard for lessons in history, math and science.Her mission is to convince backyard gardeners and...

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