District plans to raise all its own asparagus

District plans to raise all its own asparagus

FFA students at Holmen Schools planted 1,500 roots that will mature in three years.

The School District of Holmen in Wisconsin is planning to eventually supply all of its asparagus needs after an asparagus garden planted at the district’s high school reaches maturity. Future Farmers of America (FFA) students planted 1,500 asparagus roots in mid August in the plot at the high school.

”Our hope is that in 3 years, when the asparagus reaches maturity, we will be able to supply our entire district with fresh asparagus,” says Nutrition Services Supervisor Michael Ga

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