Students Grow

Moss Haven Farm creates a healthy school environment for students and staff through active learning programs. Classroom lessons are continuously reinforced in a real world, outdoor setting and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) are incorporated into farm teaching plans and activities.

Farm Highlights Include:

  • Dedicated crop beds for each class (23 areas)
  • Herb and history gardens
  • Texas Native bed
  • Rain catchment and measurement system
  • Solar energy irrigation system
  • Purple Martin House gourd system
  • Learning area with custom tree stump chairs and outdoor chalkboard
  • 1500-gallon rainwater harvest systems
  • Growing for Giving Garden, high yield crops are donated to North Texas Food Bank
  • Compost system, where students place lunch scraps
  • After school 4H Club for students
  • Certified National Wildlife Habitat and approved Texas Master Gardner volunteer site
  • American Heart Association Teaching Garden
  • United Way’s Healthy Zone School
  • Supplier fresh produce for school salad bar
  • Home to a custom chicken coop housing our Egg Laying/ Hatching Poultry Program

 2018-2019 Moss Haven Farm Officers and Committee Members

President: Aubrey Nestman
Program Director and Social Media: Kim Aman​
1st VP Funding: Abby Wozny​
2nd VP Operations: Jennifer Roark​
Secretary: Paula Dudlo
Treasurer: Erin Miller​
​4-H Chair: Kristie Ince
Farm Club: Erin Prather Stafford
Service Day: Kristie Poteet​​
Salad Bar: Kaki Bates​​
Website: Erin Prather Stafford
Sign Ups: Suzanne Bouvier
Public Relations: Suzanne Flodin

Moss Haven Farm has deep roots. It is a thriving program with room to flourish…