November School Garden of the Month: Saccarappa School Garden

Our garden does not just belong to the school. It is a community garden. Our neighbors give use financial contributions, plants, seeds, and equipment. They help weed, water, stake up plants, and pick pest from plants. When we are not in school, you never know what little things happen. The garden creates the feeling where neighbors and school are one. … Read More

Garden Club Planning Template

Guyla and Linda of Saccarappa School used this template to create a plan for their garden club – goals, skills, activities, and more.  Read about their school’s plan, and create your own with the same template.    Click here for the Garden Club Plan Template! STARTING A GARDEN CLUB Your Names: Guyla Woodbrey and Linda Bois Class Grade Level(s): Kindergarten – Grade 4 Class … Read More

USDA Farm to School Grant

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The USDA Farm to School Grant application is now open. These are district-wide, national grants that require a great deal of coordination with the formation of a committee and administrative support. To learn more about this opportunity, visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool/farm-school-grant-program.    The Maine School Garden Network (and Maine Farm to School Network) is happy to support school districts seeking this award by … Read More