The Orchard Project
Islesboro Central School
157 Alumni Drive
Islesboro, ME 04848
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Nature Education, School Composting, Non-profit Organization
When was your garden project started?
fourteen years ago
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Composting School Waste, Hoop House, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Nature Study, Fruit Trees
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Parents, Students outside of school day, Community Members
How is your garden project funded?
Budgeted School or Community Funds, Grants, Donations, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable
What community connections do you have?
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Paid staff, Me!
What are your future goals?
Our school goal and our newly formed 4-H club goal is the same. To become self-sufficient (as much as possible) in food production in the next four years
What is your most significant need?
A large greenhouse and support during the summer months to maintain the garden and orchard.