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Echo Press photo by Heather Huwe A group of Compass children observed the growth of the community garden with Douglas County master gardener Diane Henry.

A bumper crop of goodness

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They're called "community gardens." And at two local schools, they're producing a bumper crop of goodness - excited students, a new way of learning, healthy meals for hungry families, new partnerships and more.


Students in the Compass program, those in kindergarten through 6th grade, have been tending the community garden at Woodland Elementary throughout the summer.

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