YIT School Farm

"Students, Sprouts & Sprigs!"

YIT Building & Maintenance Program Helps the YIT Farm!

There’s always something going on at the YIT School Farm, usually good things like flowers blooming, vegetables growing, students learning..but sometimes we have to deal with the not so fortunate … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment


This spring, students have been experimenting with HYDROPONICS!  What started as a simple lesson has blossomed into a fun and educational project already yielding results. Hydroponics is a way to … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Connecting YIT & Kenya!

Over the past few weeks our Horticulture Teacher for the Youth In Transition School Farm has been spreading his knowledge and expertise overseas at a youth training site, Sasamoto Farm … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Winter Baking!

Right before the holidays we had a little baking session in the life skills room!  No, we did not grow our own chocolate chips, but if we could, the students … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Decorating

We wanted to say THANK YOU to all of our students, staff, and other individuals who helped make decorations and door prizes for the NCIA Christmas Party!  Special thanks to … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leaf Rubbings!

Yesterday was a fun day in Horticulture class.  It all started with a little fresh air, picking leaves… We all walked the grounds around our mini “farm” and picked up … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seed Germination

Yesterday students learned about seed germination!  And what better way to discover the best condition for sprouting than to perform a little scientific experiment?  Each student placed several different types … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment