PATHS garden

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Portland Arts and Technology Garden

196 Allen Ave
Portland, ME 04103


Kathy Tarpo

School Vegetable Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, School Composting

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, Greenhouse, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Fruit Trees

Who volunteers in your garden?

How is your garden project funded?
Budgeted School or Community Funds, Grants

What community connections do you have?
Nurseries, Elder Groups, Greenhouses

Who tends the garden when school's out?

What are your future goals?
Grow vegetables for Culinary and Food Service programs. Provide low cost seedlings for school gardens and the local community. Teach students in landscaping and gardens programs about producing seedlings and food.