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Community Garden Comes To Life With Volunteers

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TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Community Garden was established in 2012 and planted in 2013. Geri Riemann was the driving force behind the garden from its inception until 2020, when she turned the reigns over to Gerlinda and Jerry Johnson. As of August 31st, the group have harvested 1483 pounds of produce with 456 volunteer hours by 12 individuals. The group donates produce to the Senior Center, the Taylorville Food Pantry and CCMH Group Homes. Pictured left is Jerry Johnson digging up some of the many sweet potatoes this year.

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