Chances are when you read that headline you figured out this story isn’t coming from the School District of Philadelphia. You’d be right. But, a school district in central Pennsylvania is taking a more economic approach to mowing the lawn.
The Carlisle Area School District has been using sheep to keep the grass near its solar panels short, as the Patriot-News reports. Savings of $15,000 are expected, and the situation pretty much takes care of itself, since the sheep sustain themselves with the grass. The sheep were donated by a district teacher.