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Feasting on Their Own Raised Food

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Fourth grader Khalif Nashid enjoys the salad he helped grow and harvest. After the classes harvested the lettuce, they weighed what they picked and then graphed their class totals.

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Parent volunteers Becky Waitt and Shawn Bloom help to serve the nearly 900 participants in the annual Thanksgiving tradition.

For the third year, Hollin Meadows Science & Math Focus students enjoyed a Thanksgiving lunch from the school’s classroom gardens. The feast includes a salad made with lettuce, which was planted and harvested by the students. Parent volunteers served the school-grown salads and traditional Thanksgiving lunch with all the "fixin’s" to nearly 900 students, family and friends.