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ECC News

August 28, 2012


Farm Animal Program Continues this Fall at the ECC

The Farm Animal Program, which began in May 2011 as an extension of the district’s renowned “Seed to Table” program, will continue this fall at the ECC. With the sponsorship of S. M. Wilson & Co., the district will be bring pigs, a tortoise and hare, two mini horses and fours ducks to the school.

The program utilizes a garden along with a nearby field and barn as an interactive student learning center for animal health and care, symbiotic relationships with humans, nutrition and more.

ECC Farm Animal Program Children with DonkeyFall 2012 Schedule:

October 15-19        
2 pigs (Jessie and Jamie)

October 19-29        
1 tortoise and 1 hare (Gomer and Gracie)

October 29 - November 2           
2 mini horses (Bambi and Panda)

November 2-9              
4 ducks (Jack, Jill, Sam and Ashley)

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.