March 2015


March 20, 2015

Garden Work Day

Come volunteer at your school’s garden day. We will have snacks, a raffle, and fun garden activities. Jobs will include mulching paths, fixing fences, cleaning out the shed, raking, moving soil and compost, and general garden clean up. We will also need help in the morning rebuilding old garden beds and compost bins before families arrive ...
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March 16, 2015

Garden and Farm Literacy

We led a teacher training workshop on incorporating books and activities about farms, gardens, food systems and nutrition into the classroom. For this workshop we focused on seeds — a unit that we explore and study with every grade from preschool to 12th. Kaila demonstrated how to grow pea shoots in the classroom windowsill; Meg showed ...
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March 16, 2015

Join Us For a Rice Workshop

Join us for a Rice & Miso Workshop Saturday April 11th. Space is limited, so read on for more information or email Emily Armstrong emily@islandgrown.org.
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March 4, 2015

We are hiring!

We are currently looking for a Farm to School Coordinatorto implement K-12th grade programming at two of the island’s schools, and to lead our teen program The Farm Project. We are also looking to hire a Farm to School Fellow, a position for someone who is new to Farm to School work and wants to learn ...
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