School Garden

Teach ME Outside- Case Study

Wednesday, February 28th 2024

Teach ME Outside – Case Study Teach ME Outside is a collaborative project that supports and works in partnership with Maine communities to ensure that all Maine youth have access to powerful, hands-on environmental learning opportunities. Stratton School was highlighted in a case study for exemplar demonstration of Community-Based Outdoor and Environmental Learning. The case […]

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Spring Celebration Agenda- June 7, 2023

Friday, June 2nd 2023

We hope you will be able to join us Wednesday June 7th, 2023 for our Spring Celebration!

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Hanging Basket Sale!

Thursday, May 4th 2023

Hanging basket sale to benefit the School Garden and Nutrition Program: To pre-order your hanging basket please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8jmUQArKBTBB19NjzZbPp2lEuf9QwmChTxqLycIItFA0dNg/viewform

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Garden Page Videos:

Monday, April 24th 2023

Check out the videos below: Student garden testimonials: What does the garden and cooking mean to you? History of the school garden: June 2015 – February 2023

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Harvest Fest 2022

Friday, September 16th 2022

Thursday September 29th, 2022, join us at Stratton School 4:30-6:30 to enjoy a meal prepared by our students using locally harvested foods. This event is open to our school families as well as community members. Any families or local community members who would like to donate fresh produce from their crops are asked to drop […]

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Sunflower Sale : Planting seeds of hope and peace for Ukraine 

Tuesday, June 7th 2022

The Stratton Garden team will be selling sunflower seedlings and seed packets on Friday June 10th from 2:00-3:00pm in the Stratton School Gazebo.  We are partnering with The Ascentria Care Alliance: Services for New Americans. All money raised will be going to food assistance for the Ukrainian refugee community in West Springfield, MA. If you […]

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Hanging Basket Sale to Benefit the School Garden and Nutrition Program

Sunday, May 1st 2022

To pre-order your Hangin Basket, fill out the form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSetSxF7u574gNGBqwZB1YbA3fvk_8uk0MMRf7cuobYSpdL-rA/viewform?usp=sf_link UPDATE: The PTC sponsored dinner will be Spaghetti or Alfredo with Garlic Bread.

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School Garden News!!

Friday, April 30th 2021

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Harvest Dinner Survey….

Hi Everyone, Please take a moment to participate in our Harvest Dinner Survey. Please click the link below to access it. Thank you! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeb_ULWluBZ5GW0BROovdcrNFkZhjeikphKR94a2ZfM-2l0Cw/viewform?usp=pp_url

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Compost

Wednesday, November 18th 2020

The Stratton School Garden Committee received a grant from the Maine Farm to School Network and Healthy Communities of the Capital Area to start a compost program at the school. This includes a 3 bin outside composting system for kitchen and garden scraps and vermicompost bins – worms – for some of the elementary classrooms. […]

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Harvest Fest 2020 Video

Friday, October 23rd 2020

Sadly, the Harvest Fest was cancelled this year but we have this great compilation video of our students building, planting and harvesting in the school garden. Enjoy! Thank you Bailey DeBiase for putting this together!

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