The L.O.C.A.L. Garden
Regional School Unit #1
Corner of Lemont and High Streets
Bath, ME 04530
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Community Garden Site
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Parents, Grandparents/Other Family Members, College Students, Family Members, Community Members
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, Food Pantries
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers, Summer campers using the garden, Summer school students, Paid staff, Me!
What are your future goals?
We aim to be a self-sustaining outdoor classroom for the RSU #1 district. Our goal is to involve students in growing their own food in order to learn environmental stewardship and healthy habits.
What is your most significant need?
We need volunteers in the summer. We also need to revamp our compost system.
Any other comments?
L.O.C.A.L. stands for Leading Our Community in Agricultural Learning.