VA Tech Garden to Yield 40K Lbs. This Year

Virginia Tech’s Dining Services Garden at Kentland Farm, which provides a wide range of organically grown produce for several of the university’s dining venues, is anticipating a yield of 40,000 pounds for the 2011 harvest year. The yield from 2010 was 23,000 pounds.

Sustainability Coordinator Elena Dulys-Nusbaum said Dining Services expects the increase because of the garden’s success and rapid growth. It began as an herb plot in 2009, and by 2010 had grown to roughly two acres. This

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