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October 1, 2009 in Washington Voices
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bartr@spokesman.com East Farms Elementary kitchen manager Kim Cash shows Kathy Barrett’s fifth-graders the proper way to shuck corn. The class cleaned 100 ears of corn to use for lunch in the cafeteria the next day.

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East Farms Elementary fifth-graders Ashley White, Cheyenne Baxter, Cali Blackburn, Jacmin Koons and Micaela Verdal shuck corn from Carver Farms that was served in the cafeteria for lunch Sept. 23. The class was learning about where food is grown locally. The district has partnered with local farmers to get more fresh produce in its menus.bartr@spokesman.com