Funding: Growing Healthy Initiative, installation and material support from Apex Green Roofs, found/recycled materials, and ongoing support of the school PTA and the Choice Council.

Labor: Several stages of coordinated volunteer work, much work to clear lot, install stone seating, and install garden.

Materials: recycled curbstones, wood chips, recycled plastic timbers, and organic loam.

Land availability: in a vacant lot alongside Healey School’s blacktop schoolyard, this garden is a heavily used outdoor classroom and garden.