In 2018, LFA initiated a pilot program to teach students about food production in the classroom.
Tower Garden Pilot Program
Children & Schools
In 2018, Local Food Alliance received a $5,000 grant from Elizabeth A. Lynn Foundation to launch a Tower Garden pilot program at Hemingway STEAM School in Ketchum.
Installed in early 2019, the aeroponic Tower Gardens allow students to:
“The Tower Garden is awesome! It worked right into out plant unit. We had a full harvest and made a big salad and shared it with all the 2nd graders.” ~Hemingway 2nd Grade Teacher Jackie Woodruff