In the latest Wrangler newsletter, we update you on the past summer of vo-ag activities from the vegetable garden to the berry patch, from the fruit orchard to the grape vineyard. YBGR kids are learning to care for chickens and raising pheasants for release into the wild, as well as, keeping their beehives buzzing.
“Last year was a better year for garlic. This year’s crop got a little too much shade, so we will move it next year. It is a learning experience for all of us as we grow the program and expand our crops and birds,” says Jim Klemple, Yellowstone Academy Vo-Ag instructor.
“Not only are the students learning some great life skills, but we are also able to incorporate therapy into the process,” explains school therapist Tammy Rea.
For more photos and to read the full Birds and Bees story, click here.