Great Salt Bay Community School Garden

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Great Salt Bay Community School Garden
FARMS (Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools)

P.O. Box 421
Damariscotta, ME 04543

 

Karen Kleinkopf
mefarms@gmail.com
563-7013
http://mefarms.org

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?
2006

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School, Elementary School, Middle School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Grains, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Composting School Waste, Greenhouse, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Local Farm Produce Obtained for Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Nature Study, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project, Fruit Trees

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Parents, Grandparents/Other Family Members, Students outside of school day, Family Members, Community Members, Local Farmer

How is your garden project funded?
Budgeted School or Community Funds, Grants, Donations, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Nurseries, Health Food Store, Other Local Businesses, Food Pantries, Elder Groups, Greenhouses

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers, Paid staff, Me!

What are your future goals?
We have future goals of an outdoor classroom stucture and an outdoor sink. We would like to continue to provide food to the cafeteria and students.

What is your most significant need?
Our most significant need is funding to sustain our programming.

Any other comments?
Thank you for your incredible work for the State of Maine.

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