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
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
“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