Riverton School Garden

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Riverton School Garden
Riverton Elementary School

1600 Forest Ave.
Portland, ME 04103

 

Olga Teddy Valencia
valeno@portlandschools.org

Category
School Vegetable Garden, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Community Garden

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project, Fruit Trees

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Parents, College Students, Family Members, Community Members

How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations

What community connections do you have?
Nurseries

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Volunteer students/families, Summer campers using the garden, Summer school students, Paid staff

What are your future goals?
Increase the number of classrooms using the garden as a teaching tool.

What is your most significant need?
Soil Amendments

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