Rooted in Wyoming receives grant for a teaching greenhouse

Rooted in Wyoming recently received a $15,000 grant from Unicity Make Life Better Foundation to construct a teaching greenhouse. A dedicated teaching greenhouse will provide RiW the opportunity to educate people on the benefits of growing food and providing fresh produce all year long.

According to information from RiW, the greenhouse will be used as an educational space and will lengthen the growing season of plants. Rooted in Wyoming, Executive Director Jamie Hoeft said they are excited to use the teaching space to inspire others to build their own greenhouses and learn more about the different greenhouse designs and features that are available.

RiW currently partners with 15 school community gardens, several of which have structures for extending the growing season. The Meadowlark Elementary Garden hosts a state-of-the-art geodesic dome, and Woodland Park Elementary’s Garden of Pride has a hoophouse. RiW is a Sheridan County 

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