Turlock church 1 of 5 finalists for national agricultural grant

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TURLOCK, Calif. (KTXL) — Brook Baltazar is one of dozens of kids getting hands-on agricultural training as part of the Westside Ministries Food Literacy Program in Turlock. 

“This week, we’ve been out here every day at 8 a.m. just harvesting and picking the weeds,” Brook said. 

Founder Dr. JoLynn DiGrazia started the food literacy program at her church with her husband 22 years ago. 

“Starting kids as small children so they have an appreciation of growing plants and understanding a little bit more where their food comes from,” said Joseph DiGrazia. 

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