Sanford Regional Technical Center School Gardens and Plants Plus Greenhouse
Sanford Regional Technical Center
52 Sanford High School Blvd.
Sanford, ME 04073
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Nature Education, School Composting, Other
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School, High School
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Vermicomposting, Composting School Waste, Greenhouse, Hoop House, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Nature Study
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Students outside of school day
How is your garden project funded?
Budgeted School or Community Funds, Grants, Donations, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable
What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Nurseries, Other Local Businesses, Food Pantries
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
What are your future goals?
I hope to be able to pay students to work at the garden and greenhouses in the summer months when school is out. I would also like have our building trades students build a chicken coop and get layer hens for the students to care for.
What is your most significant need?
We need compost (mushroom compost/aged animal manure/other forms of compost) to amend our sandy soils.