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Larry Di Giovanni/News Currants and gooseberries being grown in the Community Roots greenhouse, as shown by Kim Frye, are planned to be offered for sale later this year at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market.

Horticulture on many fronts

Since January 2017, a non-profit group called Community Roots has been growing slowly but steadily at the former Glass Garden Greenhouse on West Gambier Street.

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‘Residentiality’ of Gambier at stake lost, resident says

A Gambier resident who is also a Kenyon College faculty member addressed Gambier Village Council members Monday evening, stating that an upcoming college decision on a residential home — if it is turned into student housing — will harm the village and those who make it their long-term home.

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Farmer’s Market grows, set to exceed 50 vendors

Today’s Mount Vernon Farmer’s Market at 1 Public Square, the first of the year, is set to top 50 vendors — if another one or two vendors who have applied to join the market are admitted on time, market coordinator Michelle Duffy said Friday.

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Larry Di Giovanni/News Honey Run Waterfall on Hazel Dell Road in Howard continues to be one of Knox County Park District’s most popular year-round attractions, said Lori Totman, park district director, who hosted a Tuesday park tour.

Knox County Parks prepping for summer

Knox County Park District Director Lori Totman took the Mount Vernon News on a walking-and-driving tour of the Knox County Park District, Tuesday. It was an opportunity to highlight recent progress in the county parks.

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