EHS

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EHS Garden
Ellsworth High School

299 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605

 

Kimberly Sellers
ksellers@rsu24.org

Category
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education

When was your garden project started?
2011

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Vermicomposting, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Students outside of school day, Community Members

How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Other Local Businesses, Food Pantries

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Other volunteers, Summer school students, Me!

What are your future goals?
We are currently beginning a greenhouse project.

What is your most significant need?
Our most significant need is funding for our projects.

Any other comments?
We are still a small garden mostly used by the Sustainable Arts Club, students signed up for the enrichment period, and the Special Education Department. The garden is also partnered with the Ellsworth Garden Club.

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