Nourishing Our Wolves
Emotionally Physically Intellectually Socially
Students have the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge while they grow free produce for their families.
Culturing Fish And Harvesting Produce Through
Our new Aquaponics Unit consists of 3 grow beds in which we grow a wide variety of produce.
The nutrients that the plants receive are provided by fish that are raised in a 200 gallon tank.
The Aquaponics Unit has been made possible through a grant from Farm Technology Days along with additional support by the Algoma School District.
Efficiently Growing Produce With Our New
The Flex Farm Hydroponics Unit provides fresh, leafy greens. and herbs for use on our salad bar and in our foods classes. Soon. we will be supplementing meals served at Wolf Den and providing greens for our future Community Kitchen.
(Outside of System)
(Overview of System Open)
The Flex Farm has the potential to produce up to 25 lbs. of produce every 28 day cycle.
(Lettuce w/o roots)
(Bucket of harvested lettuce)
(Lettuce out of plug w/roots)
The Flex Farm has been made possible through a grant from the Live Algoma, Community Give Back Dollars.
Hot Composting Vermicomposting
Students are making the most of their food scraps as they actively engage in composting -- Through vermicomposting and hot composting.
(Scrap food bucket)
The new compost tumblers allow is to compost throughout the school year.
[Take vertical Pic]
The compost will be used to enrich our gardens and grow microgreens.
The 2 compost tumblers have been provided by the Kewaunee County Garden Club.
During the summer, students enjoy gardening with adults from East Shore Industries. We grow produce in elevated beds which were made possible through a grant from Wisconsin Public Service.
During the fall and winter months, East Shore clients continue their gardening experience indoors with the high school Botany class.
(Pictures with East Shore)
Learning About Nature In Our
Part of the outdoor classroom consists of two perennial beds which attract residential and migratory wildlife.
Our 40' x 40' Pollinator Plot is being developed through the Fish & Wildlife Service Office in Green Bay.