July 2015

July 16, 2015

Our visit to Beetlebung Beef

Yesterday, the Farm Project spent the morning maintaining the Chilmark Elementary school garden, weeding beds, harvesting veggies, and setting up trellises for beans. In the afternoon we visited Beetlebung Beef in Chilmark and had a blast! We were lucky enough to spend the afternoon feeding sheep and pigs, learning about rotational grazing of livestock, how to ...
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July 15, 2015

Support Island Grown Schools this Summer

This summer, supporting Island Grown Schools can be as simple as dining out. Next Tuesday July 21st, Flatbread Pizza Company will donate a portion of all pizza sales to Island Grown Schools. Stop by between 5pm and 9:30pmfor a Mopsy’s Pork Pie, the local veggie special, or one of their other delicious pizza creations. We will ...
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July 7, 2015

Blueberry Harvest!

The Farm Project kicked off their summer of growing food, serving the community, and learning about sustainable agriculture on Martha’s Vineyard by helping harvest Bluetta blueberries for Susan Murphy at her beautiful “blueb” (the crew’s affectionate term for blueberry) patch. Photos and artwork by our very own FP crew members Astrid & Autumn! Watch a video ...
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July 6, 2015

Meet the Summer 2015 Farm Project Crew!

“By learning from the community, to serve the community, we will grow” -THE FARM PROJECT. Summer 2015 We’re pleased to announce that our Island Grown Schools summer teen apprenticeship program, The Farm Project, is off to a great start. The Farm Project develops youth farm to school leaders by deepening students’ understanding of the food system ...
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