School or Community Site
Walker Elementary School
33 West Main St.
Liberty, Maine 04949
Vegetable and herb Garden, Flowers and ornamentals, Orchard, Greenhouse or hoop house, Composting
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 have given some of our school produce from the summer months to Waldo County Bounty share tables, we grow bean seeds for a community bean seed collection, and we volunteer doing trail work on Haystack Mountain.
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, build new raised beds outdoors and inside our greenhouse
What is your most significant need?
Summer garden maintenance and new raised beds