CIS Garden
Chebeague Island School

14 Schoolhouse Rd
Chebeague Island, ME 04017

Bob Earnest

School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nature Education, School Composting

When was your garden project started?
May 2005

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Composting School Waste, Greenhouse, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Local Farm Produce Obtained for Cafeteria, Nature Study, Fruit Trees

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

How is your garden project funded?

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers

Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers, Paid staff

What are your future goals?
Apple trees, chickens, bees… and, further integration of the gardens into curriculum – as an integrating context.

What is your most significant need?