Penobscot Community School
66 North Penobscot Rd
Penobscot, ME 04476
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education, School Composting
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Composting School Waste, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Local Farm Produce Obtained for Cafeteria
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Parents, Grandparents/Other Family Members, Family Members, Community Members
How is your garden project funded?
Grants, Donations, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable
What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Health Food Store
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers
What are your future goals?
To have more students involved with the planting, caring for,harvesting, preparing and eating of food from the garden.
What is your most significant need?
More volunteers to help make it easier to work with groups of students. More time during the school day to work with students.
Any other comments?
Hopefully, this site will be a good place for schools to share what’s working and what’s not at their school.