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Farm to Table class offered

AgWest awards grant to middle school

RITZVILLE — Lind-Ritzville Middle School is getting funding as a boost for its new Farm to Table class.

AgWest Farm Credit has awarded a $3,500 grant to the middle school for the new class on food and farming.

The grant will go toward equipment and supplies for the elective class.

Other elective classes in the cycle include photojournalism, drama and wildlife.

During the spring 2023 quarter, middle school officials asked students what would interest them most for new elective classes for next fall.

“Almost unanimously, (they) answered cooking,” Principal Don Walker said.

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