Ford Road to host garden groundbreaking

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Who:     Ford Road Elementary School

What:    Teaching Garden Groundbreaking

When:    Wednesday, September 4, Noon – 4 p.m.

Where:   Ford Road Elementary

              3336 Ford Road

              Memphis, TN 38109

Why: Ford Road Elementary has partnered with Whole Foods and the U.S. Green Building Council – Memphis Regional Chapter to break ground on the school's new teaching garden. Teaching gardens are real-life learning laboratories where students will learn what it means to be healthy – where their food comes from, how it's produced, and how eating fresh produce improves health. 

For more information, contact Ben Townsend, SCS Farm Manager, at (901) 416-5550.