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Oprah Winfrey shows off her new clutch of homegrown eggs at Hawaiian home

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Oprah Winfrey shows off fresh eggs from her new chickens. Oprah’s Maui spread, located in Kula, was renovated by N.Y. designer Elissa “Ellie” Cullman to reflect contemporary American farmhouse style. See more of the house here.

‘I was feeding the chickens and she walked over to the fence and said, “Good morning.”

By Daily Mail
21 December 2012

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For a woman worth a reported $2.7 billion, Oprah Winfrey sure gets excited about eggs.

The 58-year-old talk show host gave her Twitter fans a glimpse of her idyllic life at her Hawaiian holiday home.

The media mogul is seen proudly displaying a basket full of fresh eggs from her newly acquired chickens.

‘Look what I just gathered. Chickens are workin’,’ she tweeted to her 15.2 million followers.

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$900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation funds working on small urban farms in Washington State

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Educating the next generation in sustainable, urban farming

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
Washington State University News
Jan 7, 2012

PULLMAN, Wash. – As green-collar jobs continue to emerge, a three-year $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation brings together Washington State University and several Puget Sound community colleges to support undergraduate students interested in pursuing educational opportunities in sustainable agriculture and working on small urban farms.

Edmonds Community College leads the SAgE (Sustainable Agriculture Education) collaborative project, which builds on a previous grant that successfully introduced a sustainable urban agriculture program to Seattle Central Community College, said Jason Niebler, project director and co-principal investigator on the NSF grant.

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January 8, 2013   1 Comment