MGWS Reading Garden

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MGWS Reading Garden
Marshwood Great Works School

49 Academy Street
South Berwick, ME 03908


Lisa O'Brien

School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Nature Education, School Composting

When was your garden project started?
Spring 2014

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Composting School Waste, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Local Farm Produce Obtained for Cafeteria, Nature Study, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Parents, Community Members

How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Nurseries, Scout Groups

Who tends the garden when school's out?

What are your future goals?
Expand the vegetable garden and the farm to school program

What is your most significant need?
labor and materials (mulch, compost)