Lacombe Composite High School
LCHS EcoVision Club has a community garden & is in the process of building our Lacombe Educational Aquaponics Foods System (LEAFS) project. The grant will allow us to achieve 3 goals with our garden & LEAFS project:
1) Enhance the educational experience of the students: Students have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, participate in agriculture courses, participate in curriculum enrichment (science experiments, fabrication & construction opportunities, social awareness, english essay opportunities &
2) Improve our air, land & water environments: Our LEAFS project will reduce water use by 90%, decrease harmful emissions due to transportation of food, and eliminate the use of pesticides & fertilizers.
3) Increase opportunities to collaborate with our community: Friends of Greenhouse (FOG) association is a group of individuals that provides advice, training, in kind support and financial support. The community shares in responsibilities & benefits.
Read about EcoVision, our LEAFS project and our geodesic dome greenhouse here.