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ECC News

September 25, 2013


MRH Welcomes the Return of the Farm Animal Program

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 Maplewood Richmond Heights Early Childhood Center. With the sponsorship of S. M. Wilson & Co., the District will be bring sheep, rabbits, donkeys, a calf and a turkey to the ECC for weeks at a time.

The Farm Animal 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.
Fall 2013 Schedule:

September 30 - October 4
(2 sheep)

October 4-14
(2 rabbits)

October 14-18
(1 calf)

October 18-28
(1 turkey)

October 28 - November 1 
(2 miniature donkeys)

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