School or Community Site
Troy Central Elementary School
733 Bangor Rd.
Troy, Maine 04987
Vegetable and herb Garden, Flowers and ornamentals, Orchard, Greenhouse or hoop house
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What programs does your garden project include?
Weekly agricultural classes for all students, cafeteria connection, community service
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 grow dry beans for a seed bank and plant flowers at the town office and fire department.
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
What is your most significant need?
Summer garden maintenance