Chinook FFA Partners with Garden Club to Beautify Main Street
May 27, 2020
Upon learning last February that she had received a National FFA Living to Serve grant in the amount of $800.00, Robin Allen, Advisor of the Chinook Chapter of the FFA, set to work with FFA members to make that money grow.
Piggybacking on an order with agriculture education teacher Chad Massar in Jolliet, the process began with purchasing 200 petunia plugs, which arrived in March. These small-sized seedlings were then transplanted into container trays by the Exploratory Ag class and cared for in the Chinook High School greenhouse located north of the school.
While the plants grew, Allen'...