Gilbert School Garden

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Gilbert School Garden
Sylvio J. Gilbert Elementary School

16 Sunset Ave.
Augusta, ME 04330


Rebecca Savage

School Vegetable Garden, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education, School Composting

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Elementary School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Nature Study

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

How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations

What community connections do you have?
Local College

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Other volunteers, Me!

What are your future goals?
We hope to have fruit trees in the future, as well as berry bushes! For education, we hope to have more teachers and classrooms come out to help and enjoy the garden.

What is your most significant need?
We need topsoil or compst, and would love to have some raised beds!