In October of 2015, the Bangor Daily news ran a story about school gardens in Maine, which mentioned Mark Melnicove, who started the garden at Falmouth High School, and David Wessels, the garden coordinator at the Troy Howard Middle School. The article concludes with the words of one of Mark’s students: “‘It’s not school,’ Dexter Desrosiers, 17,said while digging up a forsythia plant in the sun. ‘I am doing something that’s worth doing.'”