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Maria Prassas pauses from building a fence to keep the rabbits out of her plot in the Hudson Hospital & Clinics' community garden. Prassas, a native of Greece, moved to Hudson in 2011 when she married her husband, John. "I love being here," she said. Photos by Randy Hanson.

Growing healthier through gardening

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Hudson Hospital & Clinics' community garden is a blooming success.

Now in its third year, all 66 of the plots are being used, according to Jean Weiler, a registered dietician and nutrition manager for the hospital.


Weiler has been the lead person for the garden since it was established in 2011 on hospital-owned property off Center Drive.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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