Thursday, 22 October 2020 13:36

Schuylerville Wins FFA Grants

Schuylerville — Schuylerville High School’s FFA Chapter of has been named a 2020 recipient of two National FFA Organization grants, totaling $7,555. Both grants will be used to fund agricultural education and experiential learning initiatives at the high school.

The Chapter received $4,955 from the Grants for Growing program to begin a maple syrup production operation. They plan to purchase a maple syrup evaporator, canning unit, taps and other equipment for maple syrup production. 

Also awarded the Living to Serve Grant in the amount of $2,600, the Schuylerville FFA plans to build raised bed gardens to grow fresh produce for donation to both the school cafeteria as well as S.A.F.E.R, Schuylerville Area Food Emergency Relief. This project will be done in conjunction with the high school technology program. 

The funding for both grants is provided by the sponsors of the National FFA Organization, including: CoBank, Tractor Supply Company, Cargill, CSX, Dominoes and Elanco. 

The Grants for Growing program is funded through the donations of customers who purchase $1 paper emblems at Tractor Supply stores at checkout during National FFA Week

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