In 2013 Boy Scout Troop 712 (lower left) helped harvest crops from the garden and Girl Scout Troop 1782 (upper right) adopted a row of peppers. (Photos courtesy of Grant County Distribution Garden)
DRY RIDGE, Ky. - Our weekly feature shines the spotlight on those unsung heroes among us: people who do good things for others every day, whether as a volunteer or as part of their job.
First, a Grant County court planted the seeds of an idea; then partners sprouted up. Together they reaped the rewards of putting juveniles to work for good and putting food on tables.
In 2011, court representatives were considering options for court-ordered community service projects for juveniles.
Become a WCPO Insider to learn how five organizations in Grant County brought a community garden to life.