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About smegas

I am a rising sophomore at Wooster blogging about my summer internship with The Center of Entrepreneurship. Myself and a fellow intern are working to construct an Organic Classroom and Garden at St. Sebastian Parish School in Akron, OH.

Weekend!

My mom came to visit over the Memorial Day weekend and returned my camera to enterprise rental service in the process! Pictures to come…. will try to update text ever so often.

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Day 9: dirt with a side of worms, please.

Patrick went home for his sister’s graduation this weekend. I continued to work with Prof JJ to get plants in asap. Most of the plantings we intend to do take at least 6o days to mature. With all the rain … Continue reading

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Day 8: who cut the sod?

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Day 7: hay bales arrive!

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Day 6: dinner for six

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Day 5: never trust the weatherman

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Weekend: two copies

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Day 4: friday friday friday

8:00 am I reluctantly laced up my boots for another day of work building beds. Lifting and carrying 12 ft 2”x 10” untreated birch wood is definitely taking a toll on my shoulders and pretty much every other muscle in … Continue reading

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Day 3: construction begins

Today was our first day of decent weather for building. It was overcast in the morning while we were finalizing our plans. And by the time the afternoon rolled around, we were in full sun. We were able to divide … Continue reading

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Day 2: crates, stakes, and twine

Today we turned sketches into reality. We laid out the focal point of the garden which is an semi-circular “organic classroom.”  The space is intended to serve as a place for students to sit on hay bails facing a teacher. It is … Continue reading

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