You may have seen these awesome #SCHOOLGARDENGROWN stickers in the exhibition hall at MOFGA’s Common Ground Country Fair last year, recognizing fresh and true-to-type produce from school gardens around the state. After the awesome success of that pilot program, MSGN is teaming up with Maine Fairs across the state to bring school garden grown recognition to the next level! … Read More
“It was an honor for the Hall School to host the Maine School Garden Day and all the dedicated educators that gave up their Saturday to play with new gardening ideas for their garden programs. It was a wonderful day!” – Mary Dunn, 5th Grade Teacher and Garden Leader at the Albert S. Hall School We couldn’t have said it … Read More
2016 Requests for Applications are now available! The deadline for submission of 2016 applications – 4:00 PM on June 9, 2016. Visit Maine Ag in the Classroom for more info on $1,000 to $3,000 grants for school gardens and agricultural programs.
Read “ME” Agriculture has been a very successful program since 2008, reaching over 74,000 Maine students. We are pleased to announce its return during Ag Week 2016. Volunteers will read and donate books about agriculture to Pre-Kindergarten through 4th Grade Classrooms across the state. They will tell the students about their farms, programs or connections to agriculture and leave lessons … Read More