Angoon students learn how to feed the community with hydroponic garden
November 9, 2022
Green might surround the Southeast Alaska village of Angoon, but it’s not that common inside the community grocery store.
However, despite the challenges, students and faculty at Angoon’s Chatham School District are taking steps to change that.
Angoon agroscience hydroponic cultivation class Haa Aani’: Haa Yaasi’ Haa (Our Land, Our Harvest) is in its second year of operation. Its goal, according to Ryan Smith, the teacher and project manager, is to teach the students how to cultivate healthy and sustainable foods to eventually provide to the community by using both traditional Tling...