Caribou FFA Farmstand

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Caribou FFA Farmstand
Caribou Tech Center

308 Sweden Street
Caribou, ME 04736


Tom Hale

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, Composting Bin, Greenhouse, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project

Who volunteers in your garden?
Students outside of school day

How is your garden project funded?
Budgeted School or Community Funds, Grants, Donations, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Food Pantries

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Paid staff, Me!

What are your future goals?
Increase crop rotation utilizing neighboring fields. Decrease tillage and decrease weed production. Increase market for early production.

What is your most significant need?
Equipment or plans on making tillage equipment.
Work study students to help in the summer