Medford High School in Medford, Mass., is looking to add an orchard to its campus, Wicked Local reports.
The idea for the orchard was brought forth by students looking to help combat food insecurity. They are working with the school’s nutritionist to make the orchard a reality.
If planted, the orchard would be located inside the school’s courtyard and would grow fruits such as apples, paw paws, blueberries, peaches and plums. It would also include an outdoor classroom space.
The school committee signed off on the project last year; however, some administrators are...