Genesis Farm owner Trudy Matheny (cq) checks on the wellbeing of her two  heifers Moozart, left, and Sister, right, while walking in one of her pastures on her 20 acre farm off Jo Mac Rd. in SW Orange county, Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Matheny, with the help of friend and business associate Tara Hewitt, and the help of college interns, will begin the first year of her Girls on the Farm!, or GoFarm! three month day program for girls between 10-13 years to learn hands-on about sustainable farming. The program will run from early Sept. 2013 through mid-December.
Genesis Farm owner Trudy Matheny (cq) checks on the wellbeing of her two heifers Moozart, left, and Sister, right, while walking in one of her pastures on her 20 acre farm off Jo Mac Rd. in SW Orange county, Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Matheny, with the help of friend and business associate Tara Hewitt, and the help of college interns, will begin the first year of her Girls on the Farm!, or GoFarm! three month day program for girls between 10-13 years to learn hands-on about sustainable farming. The program will run from early Sept. 2013 through mid-December. hlynch@newsobserver.com
Genesis Farm owner Trudy Matheny (cq) checks on the wellbeing of her two heifers Moozart, left, and Sister, right, while walking in one of her pastures on her 20 acre farm off Jo Mac Rd. in SW Orange county, Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Matheny, with the help of friend and business associate Tara Hewitt, and the help of college interns, will begin the first year of her Girls on the Farm!, or GoFarm! three month day program for girls between 10-13 years to learn hands-on about sustainable farming. The program will run from early Sept. 2013 through mid-December. hlynch@newsobserver.com

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