Walker Elementary School Garden
33 West Main Street
Liberty, ME 04949
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, School Composting, Community Garden
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School, Community Garden Site
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Greenhouse, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Local Farm Produce Obtained for Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom
Who volunteers in your garden?
Parents, Community Members
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers
What are your future goals?
We are working to maintain and possibly expand our garden space, heat our greenhouse sustainably, and integrate the garden into the curriculum as a learning tool. We are hoping to be able to use our garden space as a community garden in the summer. Additionally, we are working toward developing a new compost system for our cafeteria waste.
What is your most significant need?
Donations such as seeds, child-friendly watering cans, and dirt/compost; as well as volunteer help throughout the year.