|Thank you for your votes!
We made it!
We have been chosen as one of the top 50
applications and are moving on to the next step.
The winners of the grants will be announced on
Click on the link below to access the site and view the top 50.
To find our entry simply search for Holmen in the
Gallery of Growers.
We have gardens at all six of our schools. In addition to the
traditional gardens we have a hydroponic garden at our High
School growing lettuce year round for our Food Service, a
full field of sweet corn that students plant and harvest, and
the most exciting, "garden" we are initiating is our new,
"chicken garden." Our agriculture and FFA students will be
raising chickens from egg to market weight and processing
them in a USDA facility to be returned to our kitchens where
we will cook and serve them on our lunch lines to the
students. This will be the first such, "garden" in the state of
All of these gardens provide our students with great learning
and leadership opportunities, but most of all it teaches them
where our food comes from.
The money from this grant, would be use to purchase
equipment needed to expand our garden operations in the
district and allow us to impact more students. It will also go
a long way toward providing sustainability of the
|See what our graduated FFA
members are doing!
Student leads effort to build dairy at Kenyan
Kirstin Torgerson conducts a sileage fermentation
experiment with a student at Jane Adeny Memorial
School in Kenya.
Holmen FFA member 2006-2013
Kirstin Torgerson, Holmen FFA is PROUD of you!
Click here to see more of our Holmen FFA Pride
|Welcome to the Holmen FFA website!
FFA is an agriculture youth organization that
promotes Premier Leadership, Personal
Growth and Career Success.
|This website was created and
maintained by Jameson Marcou.