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David Stucky: Food Forester and Bee Enthusiast

David Stucky scratches behind his cat, Lucy’s ear. His pants are covered in dirt, paint, and grass as he takes a deep breath of the warm, spring air. The sound of buzzing in every corner of the garden signals the … Continue reading

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Afraid of Bees at a Bee Farm

            Working on my profile has been quite the experience of racing, hasty e-mails, and staring at a blank computer screen. Last Sunday night, I began scrambling to find a subject when I thought due … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story: Urban Farming Grows Community

Nestled away behind St Thomas Episcopal Church is perhaps the most productive two and a half acres in Eugene. Located just off Coburg road and right across the street from Safeway in the middle of residential and light commercial areas … Continue reading

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The Sun is Shining in the Amazon Community Garden

What is the Amazon Community Garden? Since 1978, the city of Eugene, Oregon has offered community gardens for the local residents to grow a variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers. With a total of 300 garden plots and six community … Continue reading

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The GrassRoots Experience

Sidebar 1: Gallery Richard Gambino has spent years combining his day job at Gambino Stonemasonry with his volunteer work at GrassRoots Garden in Eugene. Over the years, he has helped put in benches, drinking fountains, and in his latest project, … Continue reading

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Merry’s Garden Grows Communites

Merry Bradley, in a dirt-streaked sweatshirt, jeans, and work boots, looks every bit the part of a master gardener. When she went out to the garden this morning, the sun was shining, but that wasn’t the reason Bradley headed out … Continue reading

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