PCC / News / October 12, 2012

PHOTOS: Rock Creek leaders unveil new Learning Garden

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On Thursday, Oct. 11, Birgitte Ryslinge, dean of instruction at the Rock Creek Campus, symbolically hopped onto one of the two stationary bicycles and started to pedal, generating electricity as evidence by a large tube of red and green lights that illuminated with pedaling. The action served to officially kick-off the Rock Creek Campus’ new-look Learning garden by Building 9. Dozens of students and staff attended to get a look at the new raised beds for staff and students to cultivate plants and vegetables; view the newly installed artwork and signage; stroll the pumpkin patch; check out the the earthen oven; and learn about the garden’s partnerships with the community and other PCC programs.

About The Author: James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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x by Cory Senn 2 years ago

Avid gardner, landscaper would like to take part.

x by Cory Senn 1 year ago

Nice, this is awesome would like to see.