11 May '11, 1am

New York School Kids Build Their Own Greenhouse, Grow Their Own Veggies

You know it's dedication when a teacher decides to teach his kids aquaponics in environmental science class, have them bring the vegetables they grow to the school cafeteria, and then spend time looking for funding to expand that program. And effort like that pays off. After numerous setbacks, Josh Hazelton of Belfast Central school in New York State managed to secure a $25,000 grant that enabled him and his students to build a greenhouse dome, which they will use to grow vegetables using both soil and aquaponics.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/new-york-school-k...

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