The Sugar Tree Cafe

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Kids' Garden Program

The Kids’ Garden program for schools and libraries is taught through lessons based upon the work of Whitney Cohen, of Life Lab Science


The program in its entirety is a forty weeks  (one in-class visit a week as follows the school year), but is also available in seasonal sections, or individualized classes. Fees range between $60 plus material fees for a single class, and $3200 for the complete program including materials. (based upon a class size of under thirty students)  Other supporting activities are also available upon request for additional fees, including an entire companion program, Kids’ Kitchen  which is based upon fun and healthy recipes (all suitable for vegetarian diets, and none with added salt)


 Session topics include:
*Exploring the Garden
*Planting and Growing
*Fun with Plants
*Discovering Creatures
*Creating Garden Art



This program adheres to Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics as set forth in the "Common Core State Standards Initiative ©2010", and Maine’s Learning Standards' Guiding Principles as they further apply to Social Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, World Languages, and Education Development. It is also by definition and practice, a project based learning program.


Sessions based upon the "Food, Land, & People" Curriculum, as well as the Maine Wild Blueberry Commission's Lesson Kit are also available, along with other materials suggested by Maine Agriculture in the Classroom.

Tea Classes

There are so many types of teas and blends... 
black, white, green, rooibos, fruit, and herbal, powdered matchas....  so much to learn!  Discover for yourself the art of infusing leaves, flowers and spices, appropriate water temperatures and steeping times for the most delicious cup of tea. Try different blends, enjoy tea enhanced food recipes, relax, be inspired, and indulge yourself.  Contact me for more information about the different tea classes I offer.

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Storyteller Moon Workshops

I invite you to also visit my sister site,, Storyteller Moon, for a variety of art & theater workshops offered.  The garden is a wonderful setting for art & theater!