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Farmer John Cochran teaches students about the origins of apple sauce in the kitchen classroom at Walker Jones Education Center in D.C.

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An idea that began in Boston, Massachusetts is taking root in D.C. The D.C. chapter of the Awesome Foundation is doling out grants to make residents' plans for improving the city become a reality.

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