Hollis School Garden
554 River Road
Hollis Center, ME 04042
Vegetable and herb Garden, Flowers and ornamentals, Orchard,, Composting
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public Elementary School
What programs does your garden project include?
Classrooms, cafeteria connection, food sampling, orchard caretaking, cooking, composting
Does your garden have a paid coordinator?
Who volunteers in your garden?
Parents, staff, ME
How is your garden project funded?
PTC funds, grants, donors choose, donations
What community connections do you have?
cafeteria supplemental greens, have had produce for local food pantry in the past
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Me, and parent/staff volunteers
What are your future goals?
Replacement of our aging raised beds, and round planters… they are tired and weathered, continue to do lessons, cooking, baking, and canning
What is your most significant need?
time, funds, and manpower to demolish, remove, and replace beds, and get the soil and compost needed to “start over”