by Kurt Hildebrand
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October 24, 2013
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Jacks Valley goes green...house

Douglas County’s agricultural past has found expression at many of the elementary schools in the form of gardens, but the growing season seldom coincides with school. But thanks to the work of a Jacks Valley resident, students will be able to tend their garden through the winter. A greenhouse was dedicated last week at the school that was built in part by resident Ron Gilder, a grandfather of one of the students, who volunteered at the school, working in the garden. “He really pushed for the greenhouse,” teacher Carol Kamholz said. “We got a grant from the Ed Foundation a …

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