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New Raised Bed Gardens

If you are passing by Homer High School stop and look at the new raised bed gardens, located behind the south wing of the building. Students from the Homer High School Environmental Club joined with Mrs Wakula’s and Mrs. Patriarco’s summer classes and faculty from the Science Department to build the beds August 14th. The project was part of the Environmental Club’s “Green Team” Environmental Action Plan conceived at the Youth Climate Summit in November 2016. Other initiatives have included reviving composting at the high school and investigating using locally grown produce in the cafeteria. The high school Green Team wrote and received a grant to fund building the gardens.  Their hope is to supply the cafeteria with fresh vegetables and herbs next year. Students in Mrs. Head’s and Mrs. Wakula’s classes will also utilize the garden space as part of their curriculum.


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Mr. Thomas Turck, Superintendent

80 South West Road
Homer, NY 13077
607-749-7241

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