School or Community Site
66 Cutler Road
East Machias, Maine 04630
Vegetable and herb Garden, Flowers and ornamentals, Greenhouse or hoop house, Composting
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
Private High School
What programs does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers, Composting Bin, and Greenhouse. Our Garden Produce is donated to local food pantries.
Does your garden have a paid coordinator?
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Students, Healthy Acadia, Maser Gardener Volunteers, and 4H Cooperative Extension
How is your garden project funded?
Grants, School Funds, and Donations form Local Businesses, Organizations, and Farms.
What community connections do you have?
Healthy Acadia, 4H Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners of Maine, Machias Food Pantry, and Local Farms.
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Healthy Acadia, Teachers, Students, Maser Gardener Volunteers, 4H Cooperative Extension
What are your future goals?
Water & Power to the Greenhouse, Installation of Solar Panels, Four-Season Greenhouse, Increase Produce Production to Supply Produce for School Dinners, Composting Cafeteria Waste, and Provide Gleaning Opportunities for Students.
What is your most significant need?
Fencing, Tools, Garden Supplies, and Funding for Projects.