Public garden

Public garden

The city of Forrest City recently planted various herbs and vegetables outside city hall as part of a partnership program with the Forrest City School District to promote gardening and healthy, sustainable diets. Planted outside city hall is spinach, kale, mustard greens, garlic and other healthy herbs. According to Mayor Larry Bryant, the public will be able to clip herbs from the garden when the plants are ready in the coming days. Above, Bryant pulls some weeds from the garden bed. Photo by Caleb Talley