Poynette High School Project- Aquaponics and Outdoor Classroom

Beginning Spring of 2016 This is a multifaceted project that began with WNFA funding an aquaponics system at the Poynette High School (PHS).  Aquaponics is the combination of Aquaculture, raising fish as a food crop, and Hydroponics, growing plants in an aquatic environment.  The waste from the fish, in this case Tilapia, provides the nutrients … Read more

Poynette High School Project Accepts Delivery of Donated Tiller

WNFA provides a new Cub Cadet rototiller for the PHS Outdoor Classroom project. Johnson Sales in Arlington, WI was kind enough to offer a discounted price to WNFA. Johnson Sales in Arlington was kind enough to discount the cost of the rototiller for the Ag class’s Outdoor Classroom project. Kessa LaBlanc, Agricultural Education Instructor and … Read more

Poynette Elementary School Gardens

Poynette Elementary School Gardens In 2011, the Poynette School District’s elementary school students, except for the kindergarteners, moved from the old Arlington Elementary School to the first-through-eighth- grade school in Poynette. The student garden at the Arlington school was where avid gardener and first-grade teacher Joyce Tomczak taught her students about nature, the food cycle, … Read more