School or Community Site
Mt. View Elementary School
573 Mt. View Rd.
Thorndike,, Maine 04986
Vegetable and herb Garden, Flowers and ornamentals, Orchard
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What programs does your garden project include?
Agricultural classes for all students, cafeteria connection
Does your garden have a paid coordinator?
Who volunteers in your garden?
Elementary Teacher of Agricultural Projects, students, a couple of families over the summer
How is your garden project funded?
school budget, grants, fundraisers
What community connections do you have?
We have given some of our school produce from the summer months to Waldo County Bounty share tables.
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Elementary Teacher of Agricultural Projects volunteers during the summer; a couple of families
What are your future goals?
Find more help for summer garden maintenance, build a year round greenhouse
What is your most significant need?
Summer garden maintenance