Florence elementary school students take part in micro-farm project

Briggs Elementary School micro-farm (Photo: Curtis Graham/WBTW)

By WBTW News Staff

(FLORENCE, SC)

Some students in Florence get hands-on experience into what it takes to grow the food they eat.

Briggs Elementary School created a micro-farm on campus. Students in grades K-6 plant and care for one of the fourteen fruit or vegetable beds. The tiny farm also includes a chicken coop.

The project started with a $4,000 grant from the state agriculture

Briggs Elementary School micro-farm (Photo: Curtis Graham/WBTW)
Briggs Elementary School micro-farm (Photo: Curtis Graham/WBTW)

department’s S.C. Farm to School program. The City of Florence provided building materials for the micro-farm, and local organizations and businesses also made donations.

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