THMS Garden Project

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THMS Garden Project
Troy Howard Middle School

173 Lincolnville Ave.
Belfast, ME 04915


Jon Thurston
338-3320 Ext.140

School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education, School Composting, Community Garden, Non-profit Organization

When was your garden project started?

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Grains, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Composting School Waste, Greenhouse, Hoop House, Chickens/Other Animals, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Nature Study, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project, Fruit Trees

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

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

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Health Food Store, Other Local Businesses, Food Pantries, Elder Groups, Local College

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

What are your future goals?
To have school gardens in each school in the RSU

What is your most significant need?
summer volunteers