2016 Maine Farm to School Conference Presentation

The School Garden Coaches from the Messalonskee Middle and High School and Ridge View Community School pilot sites did a fantastic job presenting at the Maine Farm to School Conference on October 14th. If you’d like to learn more about their programs and how to start “School Gardens From Scratch”, check out their presentation below! (if you cannot see anything … Read More

Falmouth School Garden Hosts First Permablitz of the Season

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The Resilience Hub & Portland Maine Permaculture partnered up with the Falmouth School Gardens’ superstar team of Garden Coordinator Genna Cherichello and Food Service Director Martha Poliquin to host the first Community Permablitz of the season. Working with flow and fine company, we managed to sheet mulch huge swaths of what was bare, rough ground for cafeteria and outdoor classroom … Read More

Reflecting on Maine School Garden Day 2016

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“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

Read “ME” Agriculture 2016, March 21-25

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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