Jonesport Elementary School Garden
Jonesport Elementary School
193 Snare Creek Lane
Jonesport, ME 04649
School Vegetable Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, School Composting
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Composting Bin, Composting School Waste, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Local Farm Produce Obtained for Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom
How is your garden project funded?
What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Other Local Businesses, Food Pantries
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Me!
What are your future goals?
We are working with a FoodCorps service member to expand our garden beds and garden based curriculum in the classroom. We would like to have fruit trees eventually, and a hoop house. We would like most of the food to be used in the cafeteria and for nutrition education in the classrooms.
What is your most significant need?
With our FoodCorps Service member, our biggest need is supplies, but without them our biggest need would be a garden coordinator. We have applied for a Whole Kids Foundation garden grant to help supply some of our material needs.