African delegates visit South GA farm to learn techniques


A feature in one South Georgia city will soon help communities in Africa grow their own food more efficiently.

“It is the most beautiful, little town in the world,” said Sam X. White, who was born and raised in Sylvester.

That city’s Village Community Garden played host to a group of around 10 African delegates on Wednesday.

They’re in an exchange program through the Church of Christ.

“We’ve come to experience it and take it back so that we too can improve something,” said Mercy Fuah, a resident of Ghana.

The group spent time learning the different technologies, including aeroponics, that White, the farm manager, uses to grow different foods.

“It’s a great place to bring your youth, to bring their kids to learn about how to grow, how to get their hands in the…

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