Southern Door Seeks Grants For Greenhouse, Dust Collection System

Posted on Jan 2, 2024 by Education

There’s still a chance Southern Door School District will have enough money remaining in a contingency fund to build the shell of a greenhouse included in a voter-approved capital-improvement plan.

Southern Door schools interim superintendent Tony Klaubauf said he has made construction of the greenhouse a priority, after school officials learned that an indoor athletic training and practice facility with artificial turf will gobble up much of the remaining capital-improvement budget.

General contractor Miron Construction told the school there’s a chance there will be enough money left over from the $14.9 million building referendum to complete part of the greenhouse, such as floors, walls, clear panels, furnace and motorized sidewall vents.

Southern Door signed paperwork for Cooperative Education Service Agency 6 to help apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to School Turnkey grant of up to $50,000 to equip the greenhouse with everything from tables to furnishings and hydroponics.

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