Walton Elementary School Garden

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Walton Elementary School

92 Mary Carroll St

Auburn, ME 04210


Diana Carson






School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, School Composting


When was your garden project started?

spring 2010


What type of facility hosts your garden?

Public School


What does your garden project include?

Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Composting School Waste, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project, Fruit Trees


Who volunteers in your garden?

Teachers, School Staff, Parents, Students outside of school day, Community Members


How is your garden project funded?

Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable


What community connections do you have?

Local Farmers


Who tends the garden when school's out?

Volunteer students/families, Me!


What are your future goals?

Begin a student-run Farmer's Market in the summer


What is your most significant need?

Time in the day to get it all done