Birchmount School in Moncton takes its learning to the gardens

Alana Pickrell Video Journalist

Birchmount School in Moncton, New Brunswick was recently paid a visit by CTV News where they shared their excitement and future plans around their new 2022 Farm to School Canada grant.
Photos: CTV News

Their goal is to feed the school’s 200 students year long from an indoor hydroponics garden. The students say the benefits of their new farm to school program is a healthier diet, learning important life skills and protecting the environment by growing locally.

“… it was important for them to see that they can make their own garden, in their own house, eventually, even in the winter. We can grow our own food. We can be sustainable.”

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