Farrington Wildcat Garden

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Farrington Wildcat Garden
Farrington Elementary School

249 Eastern Ave
Augusta, ME 04330

 

Renee Henry
rhenry@augustaschools.org
207-441-4793

Category
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, School Composting, Non-profit Organization

When was your garden project started?
may 2010

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Students outside of school day

How is your garden project funded?
Donations

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

What are your future goals?
We would like to be able to supply produce to our school for the fall. Our garden is doing very well. We would love to have a master gardner to help with questions and future projects.

What is your most significant need?
Water. We have to run a hose from the school. It would be great if we could get a spigot next to the garden for easier access.

Any other comments?
I would like to know how to apply for grants and where to find ones available. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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