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NFL Veteran Teams up with Arlington Christian on Community Garden
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NFL Veteran Teams up with Arlington Christian on Community Garden

A new initiative is in bloom at Arlington Christian School. In the spring of this year, NFL veteran Sean Jones teamed up with students and staff to break ground on a community garden. The garden is the beginning of what administrators hope to be a comprehensive STEM program. Jones, owner of Hillside Farms Atlanta, was initially approached by Michael Carson, Arlington Christian’s head football coach, to join his staff as a defensive coordinator. Carson coached Jones two decades ago when he was a football player at Westlake High School. After learning how Jones had developed a passion for agriculture after retiring from the NFL, Carson thought he’d be a perfect partner for a community garden. The seed was planted and the idea grew from there. “After I retired from football, ...

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