Chicago high school students raise turkeys, grow vegetables, prepare food for people ahead of Thanksgiving 2020

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Chicago students at a Southwest Side high school raised food and cooked for people ahead of the holidays.

CHICAGO -- Some students at the Chicago High School for Agriculture Sciences helped to cook and deliver food to people's tables ahead of Thanksgiving.

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Executive Chef Diego Burgos supervised students as they carved 17 turkeys and fresh-packed 300 individual meals. Those meals will be delivered Tuesday.

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The students raised the turkeys, grew the vegetables and cooked the holiday dinners as part of their class curriculum at the Southwest Side Chicago high school.