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Older volunteers help NYC children grow, learn through play

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When pandemic conditions permit her return to a Manhattan kindergarten classroom, 72-year-old volunteer Brenda McGee is eager to practice child development strategies highlighted in recent virtual training presented by Cornell University...
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 Ainsley Fleming-Wood offers food to a child at a farmers market booth for Cornell Cooperative Extension

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For Sammi Lin ’24, who spent her summer in New York City working with urban farmers, including refugees from Burma, immigrants from East Africa and the Caribbean, and seventh-generation Americans reconnecting with agriculture, the lessons went...
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  • Agriculture
  • Food