In the News: Smart Yields School Pilots

Our work with schools was featured in Pacific Business News today, in an article by Anna Hrushka:

Two Hawaii schools to use Smart Yields ag-tech through Whole Foods grants

Two local schools in Hawaii will be using technology from Honolulu-based Smart Yields this upcoming school year after winning grants from Whole Foods.The supermarket chain has awarded two $2,000 grants to Lanakai School in Kailua and Koloa Elementary School on Kauai.

Smart Yields’ co-founder and head of education Lizzy Schiller told PBN:

“Working with the schools in this way and in any capacity, really goes back to our longer-term vision — to educate and empower the next generation of leaders.”

The news was also picked up by Hawaii News Now (NBC/CBS Honolulu) business reporter Howard Dicus:

Smart Yields’ co-founder and head of education Lizzy Schiller with three Koloa Elementary school teachers who are excited to start working with us From left to right, Liz Harris (5th grade teacher), Meghan Kent (garden educator), Lizzy Schiller (Smart Yields), and Kelly Dame (5th grade teacher).