East End School Garden
East End Community School
195 North Street
Portland, ME 04101
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education, School Composting, Non-profit Organization
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project
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?
What community connections do you have?
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers, Summer school students
What are your future goals?
Our goals include reconstructing and moving our compost bins and creating a gate into the garden.
What is your most significant need?
A greenhouse by the garden would extend the number of days each school year students could work in the garden.