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A successful coalition in Madison, Wisconsin, has sparked the interest of a group of local food advocates in Lexington, so much so that they started a similar pilot project at the University of Kentucky. The program joins employee wellness and community supported agriculture—a true town and gown initiative that stands to benefit a great number of people, its advocates believe.

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Registration is open for the 2016 season of the Community Supported Agriculture Project sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. All UK faculty, staff and students are eligible to enroll in the program, which provides them with a weekly share of fresh vegetables from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic unit of the Horticulture Research Farm in Lexington from May through October.

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