Events


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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May 27, 2015

A Garden Feast

Support Island Grown Schools by eating out at The Sweet Life Cafe on Sunday June 7th. Enjoy a delicious, locally sourced seasonal supper prepared by MVRHS Culinary Arts Students and Chef Kevin Crowell. Different seating times between 5:30 and 7:30 are available. Tickets are $40 for 4 courses and all proceeds go to benefit Island Grown ...
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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

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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February 24, 2015

MV Environmental Educators’ Alliance April Vacation Camp

During April vacation, five of the island’s environmental organizations will come together to offer a weeklong nature camp. Join Island Grown Schools, Felix Neck, Trustees of Reservation, Sassafras and The Farm Institute in an exploration of Spring through the lens of their unique programs and philosophies. This camp is open to children K-5th grade, and will ...
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January 15, 2015

Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library to Host Seed Swap

The Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library will hold a seed swap and germination testing workshop on Saturday, Jan 31st, from 1 to 3 pm in the community room of the West Tisbury Library. Home gardeners are welcome to bring any open-pollinated/heirloom seed packets or saved seed to swap and share, or to donate to our new ...
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December 1, 2014

A Late Fall Garden Feast

On Monday December 8th at 6pm, Island Grown Schools, MVRHS Culinary Arts student chefs, and guest chef Dan Sauer are cooking up a Late Fall Garden Feast of local foods in the MVRHS Culinary Arts Dining Room. Tickets are $30 and can be bought at down island Cronig’s or reserved by emailing claire@islandgrown.org. All proceeds benefit ...
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September 26, 2014

Join us for a screening of Open Sesame

Kick off Living Local Harvest Fest on Friday October 3rd at 7:30pm at the MV Film Society for a free screening of the film Open Sesame. This film takes us to where it all begins, the source of all of our food, the thing that we’ve saved for thousands for years to plant our gardens: seeds ...
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July 10, 2014

Teachers gather for two-day workshop

Despite it being just days into their summer vacation, teachers from across the island gathered last week for a two-day training. Together with Island Grown Schools staff and community members, they learned about how they can integrate garden-based education, healthy eating, and agriculture in their curriculum. The training offered a range of subjects, from school gardens ...
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