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Viles Arboretum

Garden to Table Youth Workshop

with Education Team


Get ready to get your hands dirty as we dig deep into the concepts of organic gardening this April Break! Learn real world chemistry applications as we conduct soil chemistry experiments, testing for pH and essential nutrients. We will discover new ways to design and plan gardens to maximize food production in small spaces. Participants will be actively involved with helping Arboretum staff develop a new and improved community agriculture program on the grounds. 

This is a two-day program open to youth ages 10-14.

The price of this program is calculated using a sliding scale income-based model. What you pay is adjusted based on household income. The price breakdown is as follows:

Less than $10,000 - Contact us!

$10,001 - $30,000 - $43

$30,001 - $60,000 - $62

$60,001 - $90,000 - $90

$90,001 - $120,000 - $109

$120,001  and above - $126

This program starts at 9:00 and goes until 5:00.

  • Session 1: Apr 20 - 21st, 2023
    from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $50.50, paid every four weeks.

Viles Arboretum - Viles Room


153 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330 Get directions

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