May 09 2018 0comment

Hydroponic Gardens Completed

Los Vaqueros and Green Our Planet’s partnership to build an additional 7 hydroponic gardens was completed on April 18, 2018.  The gardens were delivered to the following schools (in alphabetical order):

John A. Dooley Elementary School

Theron H. & Naomi D. Goynes Elementary School

J.E. Manch Elementary School

Richard J. Rundle Elementary School

Tony Alamo Elementary School

Ulis Newton Elementary School

Virgin Valley Elementary School

The total number of schools participating with Green Our Planet’s hydroponic curriculum as a result of Los Vaqueros’ building the hydroponic gardens is now 17.

These schools have begun using their harvests for chef-to-school demonstrations, occasionally for a Farmer’s Market on campus, and often times they send harvest home with kids in garden clubs or whose class grew the seeds at the beginning.  There have been some pretty prolific walls this year!

Special thanks to the Vaqueros who volunteered their time to get the garden built and to Green Our Planet.

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