School gardens are so passé. If you really want to go local and give your students an opportunity to learn, give ‘em some chicks.
That’s exactly what Holmen (Wisc.) Schools has done by raising chickens that were then served as part of a special school lunch. It all started as a school project.
“We had already been getting into school gardens when one year a student who was an FFA [Future Farmers of America] member wanted to do a hydroponic system for a project,” says Micha