Planting seeds of hope

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For children who have been excluded, labeled as different or just misunderstood most of their lives, hope might not be something they experience. But for a group of Shelby County special needs students, that’s exactly what they found in a patch of dirt in front of their school.

Nine special education students from Vincent Middle/High School grew a business from the ground up, creating the Herbs Offering Personal Enrichment (HOPE) project. They produce and sell herbs from the garden at their school to Taziki’s Lee Branch and Liberty Park locations…

Read more about the HOPE project in the May issue of Shelby Living. Find your copy here.