November 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsAndroscoggin Farm to School & MSGN Gathering – Nov 17, 4-6pMSGN Board Meeting – Nov 17 (contactinfo@msgn.org for details)Maine Food Council Summitt – Nov 20GrantsAmerica in Bloom – links to several opportunitiesThe Flannel Shirt FundPlum $500 Youth GrantsDigital Wish GrantsRetreeUSFruit Tree 101Let’s Move! Salad Bars to SchoolsSchool and Community Garden GrantsEnhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and … Read More

October 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsMaine Farm to School Conference: October 16Maine School Garden Network Annual Meeting:October 22GrantsThe Flannel Shirt FundPlum $500 Youth GrantsDigital Wish GrantsRetreeUSFruit Tree 101Let’s Move! Salad Bars to SchoolsSchool and Community Garden GrantsEnhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and Technology GrantsKids in Need Foundation KaBOOM! Grants for Outdoor PlayTechnology Grants for Educators: 17 Resources for Future-Proof KidsMath Hero … Read More

September 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsSchool Garden Open House: September 21-25Knox-Lincoln County Conservation Fair: September 24Common Ground Country Fair: September 25-27 Maine Farm to School Conference: October 16Maine School Garden Network Annual Meeting:October 22Grants The Flannel Shirt FundPlum $500 Youth GrantsDigital Wish GrantsRetreeUSFruit Tree 101Let’s Move! Salad Bars to SchoolsSchool and Community Garden GrantsEnhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and Technology GrantsKids in … Read More

August 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsSchool Garden Open House: September 21-25Common Ground Country Fair: September 25-27 Maine Farm to School Conference: October 16GrantsGreen Works Grant: September 30The Flannel Shirt Fund: October 1, multiplePlum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool and Community Garden Grants: MultipleFacebookLike us on Facebook and share your photos, ideas and questions with other … Read More

July 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsMAITC Summer Teachers’ Institute: August 3-7School Garden Open House: September 21-25GrantsGreen Works Grant: September 30The Flannel Shirt Fund: October 1, multiplePlum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool and Community Garden Grants: MultipleFacebookLike us on Facebook and share your photos, ideas and questions with other school gardens! July in the GardenMost … Read More

June 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsMaine Fiber Frolic: June 6-7Maine Fare: June 30MAITC Summer Teachers Insititute: August 3-7School Garden Open House: September 21-25 Other NewsMAITC Education Grants: June 10Plum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool and Community Garden Grants: MultipleFacebookLike us on Facebook and share your photos, ideas and questions with other school gardens! June in … Read More

May 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsMaine School Garden Day: May 9Penobscot County Regional Gathering: May 14Somerset County Regional Gathering: May 16Waldo County Regional Gathering: May 28Washington County Regional Gathering: May 30GrantsPlum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool and Community Garden Grants: MultipleSchool OrchardsMany educators who attended the 2015 Maine School Garden Day expressed interest in school … Read More

April 2015 Newsletter

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Upcoming EventsAroostook County Regional Gathering: April 29Androscoggin County Regional Gathering: April 30Maine School Garden Day Intensive: May 2Maine School Garden Day: May 9Penobscot County Regional Gathering: May 14Somerset County Regional Gathering: May 16Waldo County Regional Gathering:May 28Washington County Regional Gathering: June 6Grant DeadlinesPlum $500 Youth Grants: RollingDigital Wish Grants: MonthlyRetreeUS: RollingFruit Tree 101: RollingLet’s Move! Salad Bars to Schools: RollingSchool … Read More

Northeast Farm to Institution Summit – Early Bird Special

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Good Morning- Early Bird Registration extended until March 13th. Special rate for students and farmers!! You’re invited to attend the Northeast Farm to Institution Summit on April 7-9 at UMass Amherst. The conference will bring together leaders who are working to increase the amount of local and regional food served in schools, colleges and health care facilities. Register for 1,2, … Read More

Pest Management in the Garden

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Dear School Gardeners, An important message about pest management in school gardens: Every school garden program in the state of Maine that is planning to apply products for control of weeds, insects, animals or plant diseases (pesticides) must have a staff member licensed as a Commercial Master Pesticide Applicator. State law since 1988 has required applicators of pesticides to areas … Read More

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