When will you be able to start your project?
We would start building boxes now and have students help finish the boxes!
How often will your team meet?
Are there any key dates to share for the project?
August 18th greenhouse and garden beds purchased and built
You don't need to share exact prices, but please share how you're planning to spend the seed funding & what costs you're anticipating to get your project up and running:
Jumping on Topsoil and compost
The shed, and wood are looking at taking most of the seed money along with the purchase of dirt.
How will your community benefit from this project?
Help have fresher food
Have less packaged food
Giving some to the food pantry
Spread one awareness at home!
Have local colleges help incorporate lessons/ presentations.
Do you have any measurable goals for your project, such as the number of people that will participate?
Having every class use the garden in some way throughout the year.
Are you hoping to spread knowledge or increase interest in a specific subject?
Throughout the school curriculum they spread knowledge of gardens, composting, and recycling. I am hoping to increase interest with having the hands on aspect!
If your project requires physical space, have you decided the location?
Yes, we will do it in an open field next to the school.
Do you have all necessary permission and permits to carry out your project at the chosen location?
Yes, it’s on school grounds and have admin as part of the team!
* How has your kid leader been involved in the planning of the project so far?
So far, the kid leaders have helped come up with the goal of the project, helped bring ideas like having students have a compost bin in the lunchroom, and hep plan layouts for the garden!
* How will kids be involved in the design and activation of this community project?
Students will help be involved though helping plant, grow, and harvest the garden along by with incorporating their ideas of what the garden should look like!