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Fourth annual Food Symposium topic is a ‘natural fit’

Morgan Smith Editor   What can you do with seven thousand pounds of worms, hundreds of yards of compost and a passion for farming? For Will Allen, the answer is a lot. Wilmington College’s Fourth Annual Food Symposium was presented last Wednesday, featuring a pie contest and tasting and a panel discussing the growth, distribution and consumption of food. The night culminated with the keynote address by Will Allen of Growing Power, Inc. Allen discussed the numerous projects he supervises along with the help of volunteers and community members. He…

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GFGH fundraises by offering locally grown dinner

Morgan Smith Editor   On Thursday September 20, the AmeriCorps Vistas, Wilmington Alumni, the Advancement Office, Student Life, Sodexo, and countless others came together for the third annual Farm to Table dinner to benefit Grow Food Grow Hope (GFGH). The meal was made by Sodexo, but as for the ingredients, “everything comes from a local farm,” said Janet Renshaw, General Manager. Renshaw was quickly refilling dishes that included local ingredients like the ricotta cheese made by one of Harold Terry’s classes, and locally grown apples that were made into cider….

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