SPHS Ecology Garden Project

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South Portland High School

637 Highland Avenue
South Portland, ME 04106


kara tierney-trevor

School Vegetable Garden

When was your garden project started?
Fall, 2009

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, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Students outside of school day, Community Members

How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable

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

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

What are your future goals?
Continue to incorporate the garden across curriculum; also would like to have more produce in the school cafeteria.

What is your most significant need?
Funds and education

Any other comments?
thank you!