Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project

   “Watching a tiny grain turn into a 12′ sunflower is something you can’t experience on a computer.” – The Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project The School Garden of the Month feature has a few intentions: to highlight the work of school garden educators in Maine, to show the incredible possibilities that exist in school garden programs, and to … 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

November School Garden of the Month: Saccarappa School Garden

Our garden does not just belong to the school. It is a community garden. Our neighbors give use financial contributions, plants, seeds, and equipment. They help weed, water, stake up plants, and pick pest from plants. When we are not in school, you never know what little things happen. The garden creates the feeling where neighbors and school are one. … Read More

Ridge View Community School Garden

Welcome to the MSGN’s School Garden of the Month. This project is made possible by Maine Ag in the Classroom’s 2016 Grant program. We will be highlighting a unique school garden each month and making visits to connect with the fantastic garden leaders in this state, talk about the awesome work they’re doing, and share models and activities with the … Read More

Messalonskee School Gardens

Welcome to the MSGN’s School Garden of the Month. This project is made possible by Maine Ag in the Classroom’s 2016 Grant program. We will be highlighting a unique school garden each month and making visits to connect with the fantastic garden leaders in this state, talk about the awesome work they’re doing, and share models and activities with the … Read More

August School Garden of the Month: Walker Memorial Elementary, Liberty

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SCHOOL GARDEN OF THE MONTH Welcome to the MSGN’s School Garden of the Month. This project is made possible by Maine Ag in the Classroom’s 2016 Grant program. We will be highlighting a unique school garden each month and making visits to connect with the fantastic garden leaders in this state, talk about the awesome work they’re doing, and share … Read More

Yarmouth School Garden

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Yarmouth School Garden 101 McCartney StreetYarmouth, ME 04096   Becki K. Schreiber, RD, SNSbecki_schreiber@yarmouth.k12.me.us207 846-2323http://www.yarmouth.k12.me.us Category School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education, School Composting, Non-profit Organization When was your garden project started? 2008 What type of facility hosts your garden? Public School What does your garden project include? Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Composting … Read More

Woolwich Garden

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Woolwich Garden 137 Nequasset RdWoolwich, ME 04579   Beth Harrington, Darcy Emersoneharrington@rsu1.org; demerson207-443-9739 Category School Vegetable Garden When was your garden project started? Spring 2008 What are your future goals? Community composting efforts; increasing garden space; integration into more curriculums through E.L. units; establishing fruit trees around the property. Any other comments? We also have vermicompost bins in 3 hallways and compost … Read More

Wiscasset Primary School Garden

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Wiscasset Primary School GardenThe Morris Farm 156 Gardiner RoadWiscasset, ME 04578   Kim Anderssoninfo@morrisfarm.org207-882-4080http://www.morrisfarm.org Category School Vegetable Garden, Non-profit Organization When was your garden project started? Fall 2009 What type of facility hosts your garden? Local Farmer What does your garden project include? Vegetables, Grains Who volunteers in your garden? Teachers, Parents, Community Members How is your garden project funded? Grants, Donations … Read More

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