Maine RSU #22 Apple Orchard and School Garden
28a Main Road South
Hampden, ME 04444
School Vegetable Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, School Composting, Non-profit Organization
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School, Middle School
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Composting Bin, Greenhouse, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Fruit Trees
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Parents, Students outside of school day
How is your garden project funded?
What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Scout Groups
Who tends the garden when school's out?
Volunteer students/families, Summer school students
What are your future goals?
* Expand to other schools in the district * Integrate the garden into curriculum * Supply the cafeteria with over 50% of the produce * Supply healthy snacks for all of the classrooms
What is your most significant need?
* Funding * Supplies: tools, compost, seeds, etc * Land Assessment: Are we taking advantage of our space and what can we do to improve?