Rural Health Network offers garden grants to Southern Tier, Tompkins County schools

The Rural Health Network of South Central New York is offering grants to grow and create gardens at Southern Tier schools, including those in Tompkins County.

The grant is open to early childcare and K-12 area schools, said Farm to School Coordinator Hannah Rion, according to WBNG. The gardens will serve as an opportunity to teach students about agriculture and the environment.

Any school administrator or teacher in Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga, or Tompkins County can apply for the grant with district approval. The application and further eligibility info can be found here.

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