Congratulations West Central Area Schools FFA!

The 2023 Homegrown Giving award winner for the MDFC region

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The produce grown in the greenhouse will be donated to local Grant County food shelves to provide citizens with nutritious food. With the donation from ACH Seeds, WCA plans to purchase tools and equipment to support food processing, storage and handling. The money will also help WCA expand their school’s agriculture program curriculum to include education in food science, focusing on both processing and preservation. WCA plans to combine education, food production and processing to create more sustainable and resilient food systems in Grant County.

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West Central Area FFA Quotes

"I knew there was a deep root of support that hadn’t been tapped before. The Homegrown Giving award is another testament to the support this agricultural community has provided our FFA chapter and ag education program. We are thankful for the opportunity ACH Seeds has provided us." – Eric Sawatzke, WCA agriculture education instructor and FFA advisor

"We are proud to partner with WCA FFA and support their efforts in the community. Their organization is making real impacts in their community while enhancing the future of agriculture, which is what our Homegrown Giving program is all about.” – Jake Boersma, ACH Seeds Central Region Manager