Firefighters tend gardens at Atlanta fire stations
by Nicole Dow
August 20, 2014 09:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In addition to the trucks and fire gear, 10 fire stations across Atlanta — including Station No. 27 in Buckhead — now have organic gardens growing at their locations. Ruthie Norton, senior project manager for the city’s office of sustainability, said the Atlanta Local Food Initiative approached her office last fall about developing urban agriculture for first responders. The first growing season started this spring. Norton said a $10,000 grant from The Coca-Cola Co. funded the progr...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 726932 views | 0 0 comments | 487 487 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?