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Onyx Farms welcomes kids from The Club

DAYTON-Kids from The Club in Dayton will participate in community gardening this summer at Onyx Farms at Blue Mountain Station. Last fall, the Port of Columbia leased the 1/2 acre plot next to the BMS nursery to Andreas Castellanos to create a community garden.

Castellanos described the Onyx Farms on FaceBook as "a community effort to connect people to the soil and each other by growing various crops. A learning process for all involved."

In May, he invited the public to participate in farm days to help till, shape beds, and direct seed.

Initially, he planted a wide range of vegetables, includ...


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