The Atwood Primary School’s “Learning How to Grow”
Atwood Primary School
19 Heath St
Oakland, ME 04963
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, School Composting
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Chickens/Other Animals, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, College Students, Local Farmer
How is your garden project funded?
What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Other Local Businesses
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Me!
What are your future goals?
To find funding for a hoop house/greenhouse To educate students on the life cycle of plants and chickens To develop a peer garden mentoring program with Messalonskee High School Students and local college students.
What is your most significant need?
Rain Barrels Chicken Feed Soil Tomato Cages Hoop House