Windermere’s Organic Garden

Win­der­mere’s organ­ic gar­den team joined us at Grow to share their work in aquapon­ics and urban farm­ing. They also helped out with water­ing and gar­den­ing with on site.  They are a knowl­edge­able crew, mak­ing a sig­nif­i­cant impact on the world.










Win­der­mere Organ­ic Gar­den was first cre­at­ed by two Lead­er­ship stu­dents in 2007, start­ing off with 3 gar­den beds in our school’s court­yard. Through­out the years, the sig­nif­i­cance of local gar­den­ing has been val­ued more and more and Win­der­mere Organ­ic Gar­den is cur­rent­ly home to 13 gar­den beds, a Ver­ma and Indus­tri­al­ized com­post­ing sys­tem, an Aquapon­ics sys­tem, and a 16’ X 20’ green­house.

To learn more about their gar­den check out this video.

To learn more about their aquapon­ics sys­tem check out this video.








Stu­dents worked with Jody Peters from Back­yard Boun­ty and the EYA to set up this unit.  They are cur­rent­ly work­ing with gold­fish but hope to move on to tilapia soon!




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