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September 18th, 2014
The school year begins at three of New Orleans’ FirstLine public charter schools with a visit from Farmer Ben Burkett, his fellow members of the Indian Springs Farmer’s Cooperative, and their truckloads of jubilee and sugar baby watermelons. Farmer Ben’s visit is the centerpiece of a late summer institution at the schools: Watermelon Day. The hotly anticipated event is hosted each September by...