REAL Lunch

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REAL Lunch
REAL School

1 Mackworth Island
Falmouth, ME 04062


Christine Caputo

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

When was your garden project started?
March 2011

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Composting School Waste, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Local Farm Produce Obtained for Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom

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

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

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Nurseries, Food Pantries, Local College

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers, Summer campers using the garden, Paid staff, Me!

What are your future goals?
Our goal is to continue to increase the amount of locally grown produce served in our school's lunch program.

What is your most significant need?
We are very much in need of a shed