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By Shay Mahana

Community garden helps apartments


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Tomatoes grow at the Rock Butte Apartments Community Garden. The garden was established to help provide fresh food to the apartments' residents.

The Rock Butte Apartments community garden is in bloom with the summer season. Roughly a year and a half ago, the Rock Butte Apartments' residents and volunteers worked to build a garden on the property.

However, due to lack of soil, seeds and the weather, nothing was planted.

After finding out about this garden, Wendy Neilson, who works with the Cent$ible Nutrition program at the University of Wyoming, took interest in getting the garden planted and flourishing. Neilson had worked with residents and their children at the apartment complex before and believed that this would be a great op...

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