School Garden

Stratton School in the News!

Monday, April 29th 2024

Check out this article in the Sun Journal highlighting the Stratton School Harvest Fest and community relationships!

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Middle School Cook Off- April 12, 2024

Tuesday, April 23rd 2024

Middle School students took part in a cook off just before April Break. Over the past couple months, our farm to school garden coordinator has taught lessons on cooking and nutrition to students in grades 6-8. Each week students made a small snack with ingredients they may not have been overly familiar with. The culminating […]

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March 2024 School “Garden of the Month”

Monday, March 25th 2024

The Stratton Farm to School Garden Program was chosen as the Maine School Garden Network March 2024 “School Garden of the Month”!! We are honored to be featured this month! We are proud of the growth of our program and gardens over the years and look forward to continuing to grow and reach our next […]

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February Harvest of the Month- Maine Root Vegetables

Thursday, March 7th 2024

February Harvest of the Month – Maine Root Vegetables! This past month students had the opportunity to try Maine grown carrots as well as watermelon radishes and turnips from Rustic Roots Farm/Root Down Market. The watermelon radishes in particular created a lot of chatter. These fun root vegetables are white and green on the outside […]

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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:

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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: 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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