Connors School Garden
School or Community Site
Robert V. Connors Elementary School
400 Bartlett Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Vegetable and herb Garden, Flowers and ornamentals, Orchard,
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public school, elementary school
What programs does your garden project include?
Unified arts class for all 700 students, summer school, taste tests in the cafeteria
Does your garden have a paid coordinator?
Who volunteers in your garden?
Folks from our Garden Committee: parents, school staff, community members
How is your garden project funded?
Title I funding
What community connections do you have?
St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, Lewiston Public Schools Nutrition Department, Healthy Androscoggin, Good Shepard Food Bank, UMaine Cooperative Extension, Chirp Creek Farm
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Myself, folks from Garden Committee
What is your most significant need?