JWT Helps Jackson Via Improve City Schoolyard Garden

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JWT employees teamed up with Building Goodness and Piedmont Landscape Association (PLA) for City Schoolyard Garden to improve the garden site at Jackson-Via Elementary School by adding varmint protection.  The team came out to volunteer their time and know-how on Sunday, November 2.   Jackson-Via Elementary has one of the longest standing gardens of the six elementary schools, with eight raised beds and a small native fruit tree orchard.  Garden coordinator and landscape architect, Jessica Primm, is responsible for creating a master plan for the 20.6 acre campus that include an edible hedge, woodland trails, a meadow garden, a pollinator garden, and a soon to be completed “owl habitat” meadow in the edge of the big woods on site.  Ms. Primm is also President of the PLA.

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The JWT volunteer crew pictured below from left to right, Adam Crouch (with daughter Haden), Sam Khurgel, Geoff Shaw, Stave Pekary (with sons Peyton and Holden), Rollin Larrick and Leigh Townsend.

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For more information on the Jackson-Via Schoolyard Garden, please contact Jackson-Via Garden Coordinators, Virginia Berthy or Jessica Primm.

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For more information on the City Schoolyard Garden mission, please visit their website at www.cityschoolyardgarden.org.

For more information on the Piedmont Landscape Association, please visit their website at www.piedmont-landscape.org.

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