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Cody Peterson and Kayla Morse, members of the YES team at ACGC, stand by the large compost bin the YES team is making to compost leftovers from the school lunch. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

ACGC program recycles leftovers to create more food


GROVE CITY -- While most schools concentrate on feeding students' brains, a central Minnesota school also plans to use school lunch leftovers to feed the soil to grow food -- which will in turn feed students at a future school lunch.

And in the process, students will learn about the importance of recycling, composting, growing gardens and eating well.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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