Wentworth School Community Garden
Wentworth Intermediate School
9 Wentworth Drive
Scarborough, ME 04074
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Our Garden Produce Used in Cafeteria, Cooking or Taste Testing in Classroom, Nature Study, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Parents, Grandparents/Other Family Members, Students outside of school day, Family Members
How is your garden project funded?
Donations, Sale of Seeds, Plants, Vegetable
What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Nurseries, Food Pantries, Local College
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Me!
What are your future goals?
Continued land use growth. Continued collaboration with fellow teachers and staff at school. Continued collaboration with all school garden teams in Scarborough. Outreach into community for support and involvement. A greenhouse, storage area, and composting operation.
What is your most significant need?
A grant writer (I have failed three times), money, and time. We need to take the time to clearly articulate and compose a 3 – 5 year plan.
Any other comments?
We look forward to working with other school and community gardening teams through this site and other vehicles.