Now that's fresh! Garden manager Debbie Bauer breathes deep her freshly pulled carrots from her community plot. (Photo by Marie Freeman)
Sampling by passersby is encouraged in Appalachian's Edible Schoolyard. (Photo by Marie Freeman)
Purple basil is among the herbs and medicinal plants growing in the Edible Schoolyard. (Photo by Marie Freeman)
The intricate folds of a cabbage reveal the beauty and complexity of nature. (Photo by Marie Freeman)
David Haskins of Wilmington helps clean up the Edible Schoolyard by removing dead leaves during an activity with his Contemporary Green Living class. (photo by Amanda Getty)
"Putting back time to what the earth gives us is a euphoric feeling," said freshman Lindsey Giglio, pictured, who recently worked in the garden.
Freshman Kayla May, left, and her Contemporary Green Living classmates pull weeds in the Edible Schoolyard as part of the garden's required maintenance. She said she found the activity to be "relaxing... in the midst of the chaotic school day." (photo by Amanda Getty)
Freshmen Sierra Santos, left, pulls weeds with classmate Kayla May. "We are all gardeners who have the ability to plant seeds of change," Santos said.
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