Appleton Roots

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Appleton Roots
Appleton Village School

737 Union Rd
Appleton, ME 04862


Lillie Vitelli

School Vegetable Garden

When was your garden project started?

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

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

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Students outside of school day

How is your garden project funded?
Budgeted School or Community Funds, Grants, Donations

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Volunteer students/families, Me!

What are your future goals?
Our next major project is to build or buy a tool shed and fill it with tools! Eventually, this would also include (an attached) hoop house to allow three season gardens.

What is your most significant need?
Tools, time