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The Edible Schoolyard Project

Contact Info

Name: Annelise McCay
Fairfield County


Program Administrator: Annelise McCay

Grade Level: Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School, High School

Students Served: 2,000-5,000

Program Type: Organic Garden, Organic School Lunch Reform, Academic Classroom

We are a collection of school gardens in the Fairfield Public School System.16 of our 17 schools, grades k -12, have organic school gardens of various sizes. Gardens are used for extending classroom lessons and after school clubs. We are just starting to have some of what we grow used in the school cafeterias. We fall under the Fuel for Learning Partnership, PTA Council program,of parent & teacher advocates for improved school lunch and organic school gardens.

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