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A place for the community to grow
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Times photo: Brenda Steurer Phil Hoffman Jr., Monroe, checks his pepper plants Tuesday in his garden. Hoffman rented some space in Grace Lutheran Churchs community garden near Resurrection Lutheran Church on Monroes north side. Anyone can rent a lot in the garden to grow their own vegetables this summer.
MONROE - Grace Lutheran Church in Monroe had some extra land and Phil Hoffman Jr. wanted a place to grow some vegetables - a clear match. Hoffman and nine others rented garden spots from the church's community garden, located near Resurrection Lutheran Church, N3029 14th Ave.