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Riverdale High boasts tender collards, corn and tomatoes

Riverdale High boasts tender collards, corn and tomatoes

RIVERDALE -- (submitted by The Daily View) "Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?" may be the simple question asked in a child's nursery rhyme, but a vegetable garden at Riverdale High has the answer.

"It is growing great," said Sabrina Davis, a CTAE educator, who started a school garden that is filled with rows of collard greens, tomatoes, corn, and green peppers that are pleasing to the eye.

And to the palette, too, according to teacher Aheesha Jones, one of the garden's first customers who purchased a mess of fresh vegetables that were for sale. "My collard greens were tender and tasty.

Life Skills Baking Program At Select Clayton County Public Schools

Life Skills Baking Program At Select Clayton County Public Schools

JONESBORO – (CCPS) The School Foodservice Industry has been abuzz about First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign.  A component of the “Let’s Move” campaign emphasizes partnerships with Industry Chefs and Instructors to provide Nutrition Education and Hands-On Cooking Classes to teach students how to cook, taste and eat healthy foods.

Loan Modification Could be Good, but Short Sale is Better says 1 Expert

Atlanta, GA--  As more and more Atlanta homeowners find themselves in financial distress and are forced to make tough decisions regarding their homes and specifically their dropping values and ballooning mortgage payments, we turned to a housing expert to help us navigate this complex situation.

Marian Anthony is a real estate finance expert and author of Short Sale RUSH- A How To Guide for Nonperforming Assets.  According to Marian, a Short Sale is more advantageous than a Loan Modification or a Foreclosure because "the reduced payoff in a short sale releases you from the debt obligation." He states that a foreclosure will ruin the homeowner's credit, and "a loan modification actually builds a debt trap around the borrower, milking them for every last nickel."

With so much information and marketing dollars being spent on homeowners getting into Loan Modification programs which may keep you bogged in debt for years, take Marian's su