Lackawanna College receives grant to establish sustainable farm


Lackawanna College was named the recipient of a $20,400 grant from the John and Helen Villaume Foundation. The grant will provide necessary funding to establish a sustainable farm at the college’s environmental education center in Covington Township to be used by students of the new sustainable agriculture degree program offered at the Lake Region Center in Hawley. From left, Villaume Foundation Board Member Jon. E. Villaume; Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center Ecological Educator Michelle Wheeler; Lackawanna College Manager of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations Cathy Wechsler; Lackawanna College Lake Region Center Director Kellyn Nolan; and Villaume Foundation Board Member Paul Edwards.

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