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February 25, 2005

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Publication Date: Friday, February 25, 2005

News Briefs News Briefs (February 25, 2005)

Helping history

The Rengstorff House's new tank house is still in need of donations. The tank house, a replication of buildings formerly used to store water, is nearly completed. Located next to the Rengstorff House at Shoreline Park, it will be used for education and storage.

A donation form and more information can be found at

Farmers' market award

Gail Hayden was awarded the farmers' market manager of the year award at the North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association conference. The annual conference was on Feb. 11 in Boston, Mass.

Hayden and her husband Doug Hayden, who is the president of the company, oversee 12 certified farmers' markets in the San Francisco Bay Area including the one in Mountain View. The markets gross more than $10 million annually for local family farms, which sell only fruits and vegetables they grow themselves.

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