Growing food locally
9:21 am
Fri January 31, 2014

N.Pines Science Class Gets State Recognition

A project of Northland Pines high school is one of six to be honored  by the Department of Public Instruction Friday at the state capitol.

Students at Northland Pines have been learning to grow food in a greenhouse.
Students at Northland Pines have been learning to grow food in a greenhouse.
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High school Science teacher Robin Indermuehle's "Growing Your Own Food In the  21st Century" began, she says.  as a class project.

Indermuehle says the food is donated to the local food pantry. She says there are a series of guest speakers who also help the project including the Seed-To-Seed Garden Project and Master Gardeners. She says the students learn about science and also have something they can take away.

The six projects receiving “Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Schools, Libraries, and Communities” awards for 2014 were nominated by education and library professionals, district administrators, and community members.