Lebanon Kids Compost

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Lebanon Kids Compost
Lebanon/Hanson Schools

65 Upper Guinea Rd
East Lebanon, ME 04027


pat mcintire

School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, School Composting, Non-profit Organization

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, Vermicomposting, Composting School Waste, Hoop House, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project

Who volunteers in your garden?

How is your garden project funded?

Who tends the garden when school's out?

What are your future goals?
My future goal is to supply the school kitchen with fresh vegetables, to have a well maintained garden throughout the garden season. To create a nature/play scape garden on our playground. To have more of a community garden and involve others.

What is your most significant need?
At this moment our needs would be more adult volunteers, more tools, a load of loam, materials to build some more raised beds, some fencing. This list could go on!

Any other comments?
We have had a school garden that has been tended by the recess kids and an afterschool group and managed by myself. This year we are really focusing on going green so there is a renewed interest in our garden area. COmposting has just begun and we are in the learning stages with this using some bins and a tumbler to compost our fruit and veggie waste.