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The Courier-Journal, Summer farm project turns teens into ambassadors of fresh produce

By Matt Frassica - video clip
Students hired through the Mayor's SummerWorks Program

Date Published: 11/3/2013

Like many teenagers, Deandrae Hughes didn’t have the greatest eating habits — most meals he ate came from restaurants that have a drive-up window or out of the freezer case. If his diet included vegetables, they were only of the frozen or canned variety.

“I’d never had squash, or kale, or beets,” said Deandrae, 17. “The stuff I had, I’d never had fresh.”

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