Farm 2 School program in Holmen highlighted during Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture visit

The go to acquired here on Nationwide Farmers Day.

October 12, 2021 6:07 PM

Posted: October 12, 2021 6:07 PM

HOLMEN, Wis. (WKBT) – State leaders are celebrating our native ‘Farm 2 School’ packages.

Secretary of Agriculture Randy Romanski go toed Holmen Highschool Tuesday To debate the packages with college students and staff.

He additionally toured The varsity’s greenhouse.

Romanski says farm To extreme school packages revenue The complete district.

“For school youngsters Which might not be Inside the agriculture packages right here, it’s An excellent alternative for them to eat one factor Inside their lunch room that was grown Simply a few ft away, which is distinctive,” said Romanski.

The Secretary additionally go toed schools in Trempealeau and Independence.

Studying about agriculture Is An alternative college students understand Is An important An factor of the packages.

“We’re In a place to do, like, palms-on actions. Most schools don’t have The prospect To Do this,” said Holmen FFA Chapter Vice chairman Hope Knudtson.

The go to acquired here on Nationwide Farmers Day.

Wisconsin agriculture contributes Greater than $104 billion dollars yearly to the state’s financial system.