One school garden in Las Vegas has blossomed into 166 and more around the state.
Now Ciara Byrne, who started the program with her life partner Kim MacQuarrie, is being honored as an Obama Foundation fellow. Byrne is one of 20 people from around the world receiving the two-year fellowship; 5,000 people applied.
Byrne told State of Nevada the fellowship will help her and MacQuarrie do the kind of planning needed to roll out their Green Our Planet gardening program nationwide.
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