Multiple U.S. school districts plan to educate students in new greenhouses

Multiple U.S. school districts plan to educate students in new greenhouses

One greenhouse was recently dedicated in Grand Haven, Michigan, and voters approved another on Long Island, New York.

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November 6, 2018
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The education of children in horticulture garners interest — and possibly careers — in the field. Recent developments in the United States spell hope for the advancement of childhood education in the industry, and in greenhouses specifically.

One such development is the dedication of a greenhouse to the late Grand Haven Public Schools employee Kathy Anderson at Central High School in Grand Haven, Michigan.

Read more from the Grand Haven Tribune

Another educational development took the form of the vote to add a greenhouse — along with playgrounds and other projects — in the Patchogue-Medford School District on Long Island, New York.

Read more from the Long Island Advance

Read more about high school horticulture education in Kansas and Florida in this Q&A from our October issue.

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