Pineapple Carrot Muffins

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from the Manchester Learning Gardens   Makes 12 muffins – double the recipe for one classroom   2 medium carrots, rinsed, peeled and grated (enough for ¾ cup) 1 cup canned crushed pineapple with juice 5 Tbsp. canola oil ¼ cup cold water 1 Tbsp. white distilled vinegar 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed 1 … Read More

Growing Greens All Year – November 10th

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Join us for another School Garden Coach Workshop at Messalonskee Middle School, with professional support from Steve Rodrigue, over-wintering trials technician at Johnny’s Selected Seeds and specialized garden designer. Steve will share his expertise on how to grow greens all year for your cafeteria and school community in the classroom and outdoors! Please RSVP using the form below.     … Read More

Building A Seed-Savvy Citizenry

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If you missed the presentation by our Coordinator, Myra Manning, at the Maine Farm to School Conference this year, you can still access the resources she provided here! Based on the seed-savvy survey, participants gained an understanding of flower anatomy and reproduction, how seeds are developed, and what it means to live in a world of hybrids, GMOs, heirlooms, and … Read More

2016 Maine Farm to School Conference Presentation

The School Garden Coaches from the Messalonskee Middle and High School and Ridge View Community School pilot sites did a fantastic job presenting at the Maine Farm to School Conference on October 14th. If you’d like to learn more about their programs and how to start “School Gardens From Scratch”, check out their presentation below! (if you cannot see anything … Read More