Messalonskee High School Eagle’s Greenhouse Garden

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Messalonskee High School Eagle's Greenhouse Garden

131 Messalonskee High Dr
Oakland, ME 04963


Beth Prelgovisk

School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria

When was your garden project started?
September 2013

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Greenhouse, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Parents, Grandparents/Other Family Members, Students outside of school day, Family Members, Community Members

How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations

What community connections do you have?
Nurseries, Other Local Businesses, Greenhouses

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

What are your future goals?
To have a fully functioning new Greenhouse To collaborate with Kennebec Valley Community College to offer a dual credit Agriculture Awareness Class. To use the greenhouse for science class/expirements To have garden program that contributes to families, food pantry and the school cafeteria. To continue to grow both in our plants and in our education

What is your most significant need?
To complete our new 18' X 14' greenhouse by hooking up the water, the furnace and the electricity. Purchasing the raised bed benches. We have the soil and seed that were donated.