School or Community Site
Maine St Middle School
205 Main St.
Madison, Maine 04950
Greenhouse or hoop house, Aqua/Hydro-ponics
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What programs does your garden project include?
Curriculum for 7-12 alternative ed program – we grow the lettuce for the district
Does your garden have a paid coordinator?
Who volunteers in your garden?
How is your garden project funded?
Initially from a start up grant – but it is the foundation of the alternative education program.
What community connections do you have?
Cafeteria, local greenhouses, local businesses
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
What are your future goals?
To develop a district wide agriculture curriculum and use.
What is your most significant need?
Paid caretaker for when school is not in session.