Group taking healthy ideas to new home

Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Monday, November 9
By Dan Holtmeyer


FAYETTEVILLE -- A nonprofit group that aims to get schoolkids and their families more interested in healthful food and healthy living will move to a larger home in Gulley Park and significantly expand its programs under a deal approved by the City Council. Apple Seeds, which runs a teaching farm and several school programs near Ozark Natural Foods off North College Avenue, is buying one of two homes on several acres added to Gulley Park last year. The group also will get a 20-year lease to use 2 acres of the parkland in return for providing public gardening workshops and other programs throughout the year. One of Apple Seeds' co-directors said the land could be used for gardens, orchards and a greenhouse.

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