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Students to plant fruits, vegetables at Fountain Hill Elementary

Published On: Oct 08 2012 04:21:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2012 05:38:32 PM EDT

The lesson plan is growing at Fountain Hill Elementary School in Lehigh County.

FOUNTAIN HILL, Pa. -

The lesson plan is growing at Fountain Hill Elementary School in Lehigh County.

Officials on Monday unveiled three raised garden beds at the school. It's part of a new program called "Eat Real Food."

Students will plant fruits and vegetables in the gardens next spring and learn about the health and ecological benefits of locally grown food.

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The gardens were built with donated materials from Lowe's and Scott's Miracle Grow.