WES Community Garden
Wells Elementary School
276 Sanford Road
Wells, ME 04090
School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nature Education, School Composting, Community Garden
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Nature Study, Schoolyard Plantings/Greening Project
Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, School Staff, Parents, Grandparents/Other Family Members
How is your garden project funded?
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Volunteer students/families, Me!
What are your future goals?
expansion: using produce in cafeteria; food pantry; connect with local farmer’s market; design a science curriculum around the garden / gardening.
What is your most significant need?
manpower and summer stewardship. We recognize the importance of gardening on so many levels—we want to do the best job we can but are constrained by time to organize the work.
Any other comments?
This is a great site and we are looking forward to learning from you! Thanks!