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ABC News 4: Avondale community getting first community vegetable garden

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By Gregory Woods

WEST ASHLEY, S. C. (WCIV) -- At the Triangle Char & Bar, it's all about cooking recipes made with local produce. The restaurant does all it can to support the community that supports them — one meal at a time.

"Even the people that paint our artwork in our building are all local," said Michael Lotz, Director of Operations at the restaurant. "And we recycle and compost everything all the way down to our food scraps."

So when the Charleston Parks Conservancy planned a 3.7-acre community vegetable garden blocks from the restaurant, they didn't think twice about getting involved.

Read the full story and watch the video interview with Jim Martin, Charleston Parks Conservancy director of programs: WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather