School Garden Project

Following the successful planting of apple trees at Wildwood School, Fort River School, and Crocker Farm School, the UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture,and the Amherst Elementary Schools are working together to build healthy relationships and grow gardens together.

Check out the project blog!

UMass School Garden Project is a group of students working together with excited parents, school teachers, principals, staff, and local community members to design and implement small scale permaculture gardens at the local elementary schools.

See Nick Grabbe’s article posted here.  And for more about the project see the project outline.

Location of the new Wildwood Garden

The UMass Permaculture Crew

For more information, contact Sarah Berquist.

 Tree Planting at Wildwood

Tree Planting at Wildwood

And for a brief presentation on the Wildwood Schools Project see: Wildwood