Community garden is tucked beside school


KENT — Tucked beside Kent Center School is a small bit of land that isn’t easy to farm on a large scale. But, as it turns out, it’s a great place for a garden.

The idea for a community garden came out of the Kent Land Trust’s 2009 planning session.

“Over the winter of 2009, we surveyed Kent residents to see what the interest was,” said Connie Manes, Land Trust executive director. “Were we out of our minds? Was anyone going to come garden in a community garden? What we found was that there were lots of different groups in Kent attracted to the idea of a community garden.”

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