CRES Garden

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CRES Garden
Camden Rockport Elementary School

11 Children's Way
Rockport, ME 04856


Kristin Nelson


School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project

Who volunteers in your garden?
Parents, Grandparents/Other Family Members, Family Members, Community Members

How is your garden project funded?

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Nurseries

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

What are your future goals?
Our goal for 2010 is to construct a new raised bed garden at our new school location. We plan to grow vegetables and flowers to donate to the school cafeteria.

What is your most significant need?
Funding, materials and community support.

Any other comments?
Last season we successfully grew and donated 74 pounds of veggies at Erickson Fields Community Garden. This motivated parents, students, and school staff to move the garden to school property.