Washington Academy Greenhouse & Community Gardens

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Greenhouse & Community Gardens
Washington Academy
66 Cutler Road
East Machias, ME 04630


Don Sprangers

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

When was your garden project started?

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Private School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Greenhouse, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Nature Study

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Students outside of school day

How is your garden project funded?
Budgeted School or Community Funds, Grants, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable

What community connections do you have?
Other Local Businesses, Food Pantries, Local College

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Summer school students, Paid staff, Me!

What are your future goals?
Four-season greenhouse
Composting Cafeteria Waste

What is your most significant need?
More help!
Large tiller.

Any other comments?
Harvested over 2 tons of produce in 2010.