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Juniors Carrisa Urbina, 16, left, and Shelby Cooper, 15, right, work in the garden at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Students also cleared rocks to make way for a new garden adjacent to this one. Healthy cooking class teacher Cindy Gershen is coordinating the project, which includes volunteers from Whole Foods in Walnut Creek who were helping the students. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)

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Gardens take shape from the ground up

Juniors Carrisa Urbina, 16, left, and Shelby Cooper, 15, work in the garden at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, while juniors Erick Garcia, 16, center, and Jorge Gomez, 16, left, help clear rocks with other students in the new adjacent garden. Healthy cooking class teacher Cindy Gershen is coordinating the project, which includes volunteers from Whole Foods in Walnut Creek.