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July 10

July 10, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

MCC’s Horticulture and Culinary Arts programs to host farmers market

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College’s Horticulture and Culinary Arts programs will host a farmers market at the Institute for the Culinary Arts, 32nd and Sorensen Parkway, beginning Tuesday, July 11. The market will be held each Tuesday, 4-6 p.m., through Aug. 8. 

 

Each week will feature different goods such as tomatoes, cucumbers, summer squash, kale, collards, peppers and other various herbs. Each vegetable at the market is locally grown by the College’s Horticulture students at the Fort Omaha Campus. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.