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Urban Environmental Studies

BSC Community Garden

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Founded by students, the gardens were built on a sunny slope next to the students apartments. Along with student vegetable plots, the Admissions office maintains a vegetable garden as well. Harvested produce goes to student kitchens with overflow accepted by the BSC café. For student and BSC neighbors who love gardening or have never planted and harvested their own crops, the garden is a joy and a great stress reducer. In 2008 the BSC Garden Club, led by Ben Tracy from Atlanta, was organized and launched in conjunction with the implementation of the new urban environmental studies major. Tracy, who was an Urban Environmental Studies major, completed a summer internship with the Atlanta Urban Gardening Program where he gained skills and experience in organic growing

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