The principals of Magnolia Middle School and Oakland Heights Elementary received the $1,000 check Wednesday.
The money comes from a grant by the Mississippi Alliance for School Health.
"We are actually going to grow several different gardens on our campus, including a vegetable garden, an herb garden, a tomato garden, and then we'll do a large pepper patch," said Magnolia principal, Jonas Crenshaw. "And so, once we get ready to harvest our vegetables in the spring, we'll do a farmer's market and sell our produce to the community, for a reduced rate of course."
Crenshaw said the money generated through the farmer's market will help sustain the gardens, year after year.
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