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Nomadic educators carry earthy message


by Roger Sideman

LA SELVA — Students beat on drums and planted trees as a caravan of earth-loving ecology educators rolled into Renaissance High School.

As part of a statewide fruit tree-planting tour, members of the nonprofit group Common Vision travel in three vegetable oil-powered buses, visiting 25 cities and planting 1,000 fruit trees in hopes of teaching urban students about sustainable ecology and the benefits of eating locally grown food.

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Students get lesson on ‘interconnectedness’


by Laura Norton

The words were big but the tasks were small and by the end of the day the drumming, tree planting and corn growing gave students at Watsonville Charter School for the Arts an idea of what interconnectedness was all about.

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