HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The William J. Dean Technical High School in Holyoke has become the first career and technical education school in New England to grow organic greens indoors.
William J. Dean Technical High School is the first school in New England to feature the Evanlee Grow Racks, which is patented Super Grow System where organic vegetables are grown in primitive soil, indoors.
These racks consist of basil, kale, parsley, citrus basil, and baby spinach.
Students in the culinary program learn different aspects of the growing process such as seeding, watering, thinning new sprouts, and harvesting.
Students learn how to sell food, develop recipes, and learn the business aspect of marketing and pricing.
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