School or Community Site
Kermit Nickerson Elementary School
18 Town House Road
Swanville, Maine 04915
Vegetable and herb Garden, Flowers and ornamentals, Greenhouse or hoop house, Composting, Grow lab(s) or tower inside
When was your garden project started?
Two years ago
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public elementary school
What programs does your garden project include?
FoodCorps; garden classes grades 3-5
Does your garden have a paid coordinator?
Who volunteers in your garden?
FoodCorps, local volunteers
How is your garden project funded?
FoodCorps, various grants & donations
What community connections do you have?
Local gardening club, district-wide school garden team, local businesses & non-profit organizations
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
FoodCorps & local volunteers
What are your future goals?
Continue to support educational programming in the garden for all grade levels.
What is your most significant need?