Garden Job Opportunities 2017

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School Garden/Food Access Job Opportunities Troy Howard Garden Intern: a part-time stipend position (with delicious garden lunches!) running for 7 weeks over the summer. Yarmouth School District Garden Coordinator: a part-time (5 hours per week), year-round, district-wide position managing the production and education in the school garden and hoophouse. Maine Hunger Initiative AmeriCorps VISTA Healthy Communities of the Capital Area … Read More

Manchester Learning Gardens

The Manchester School in Windham, ME has been bringing gardening to its students since 1999, when a small $300 WalMart Grant got them started. As a guidance counselor, Pam Lanz, who was prompted by the then principal Kassy Clements, applied for the funds to beautify the front of the school after the inside had undergone a major renovation. It only … Read More

Albert S. Hall School Garden

All those who attended last year’s Maine School Garden Day know how special the Albert S. Hall School in Waterville is.   The garden itself is a modest size, with six raised beds right on the blacktop next to their playground. There are some round beds for herbs and small vegetable plants, with easy access for small hungry hands. It … Read More