Dig In! Leaders Recognized for Making a Difference

Board President, Deborah Palmer and Garden Manager/ED Kathleen Wood, received awards for their contributions to Yancey County citizens through service with Dig In!. The Farm-City week awards were presented at a community breakfast held on December 3, 2015 and attended by civic leaders. Deborah received the “Unsung Hero” award for the many ways she contributes to the success of Dig In.! Kathleen received the “Sustainable Agriculture” award for her efforts to grow and give food using sustainable growing methods. The annual celebration of Farm-City Week is hosted by North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center, in cooperation with local civic organizations and sponsors. The awards recognize members of the community who have made a difference in the lives of the citizens of Yancey County. Work gloves and straw hat off to each of you!

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