A tray of baked chicken.
fruit and milk doesn't sound like anything out of
the ordinary for a school lunchroom.
But the story behind the chicken makes it unique.
Students in Holmen's F-F-A have been raising chickens
for a few months now as part of a grant and the Farm
2 School Program.
their hard work was put on the lunch menu.
There were about 300 servings of baked chicken.
shared throughout the district.
It wasn't just school lunch or just a classroom, it
really got a number of kids invovled; it'll touch
every kid in this building and it also was an opportunity
for us in nutrition services to get invovled in the
The district hopes to raise their own chickens every
if not multiple times a year.