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Joyce Phillips shares her love of gardening with the community

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Joyce Phillips, who very proudly calls herself an octogenarian, is a retired RN by profession, a farmer at heart, and a community champion. She volunteers in Westland at the Hope Clinic and with the health ministry at Gethsemane Baptist Church. "Everything I do is predicated on strength and guidance from the Lord," states Joyce about all her activities.

As a child, Joyce went to school in Cleveland, Ohio, where her love of gardening started. Every Saturday morning while she was in elementary school, she would go by school bus and learn how to garden. Every child was given a section of the scho...


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