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Scissortail Children’s School receives school garden through grant

Scissortail Children's School is one of seven schools in the state to receive kits through the...
Scissortail Children's School is one of seven schools in the state to receive kits through the Oklahoma Farm to School Program.(KSWO)
Published: Jun. 22, 2021 at 4:38 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - An early childhood education center in Lawton has been selected to receive a school garden kit through a grant program from the state.

Scissortail Children’s School is one of seven programs in the state to receive the kits through the Oklahoma Farm to School Program.

The kits include basic garden supplies and equipment, various plants and seeds, Farm to School and Ag in the Classroom resources, garden curriculum from the Junior Master Gardener program, signage for garden beds and any materials.

It’s being funded by the USDA specialty crop block grant.

Each school will also receive a $2,000 per year stipend for two years to support the garden coordinator.

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