Atwood Primary School’s “Learning How to Grow

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The Atwood Primary School's “Learning How to Grow
Atwood Primary School

19 Heath St
Oakland, ME 04963


Tammy Pullen

School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, School Composting

When was your garden project started?
Spring 2011

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Chickens/Other Animals, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, College Students, Local Farmer

How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Other Local Businesses

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

What are your future goals?
To find funding for a hoop house/greenhouse To educate students on the life cycle of plants and chickens To develop a peer garden mentoring program with Messalonskee High School Students and local college students.

What is your most significant need?
Rain Barrels Chicken Feed Soil Tomato Cages Hoop House