Farm Project


May 19, 2016

Hiring: Teen Farm Project Crew Members

The Farm Project is hiring! The Farm Project, an Island Grown Schools Program, develops youth farm-to-school leaders through hands-on, service- based projects in school gardens, on local farms, on our own organic vegetable plot, and with programs that expand healthy food access in the community. If this is your first time applying to the Farm Project ...
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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 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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August 14, 2014

A Day at the Farmers Market

The Farm Project team talked with farmers and food producers at the West Tisbury Farmers Market last week to learn about everything from sustainable farming methods to how local food will help us survive the zombie apocalypse! Click below to listen:
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April 7, 2014

Hiring High School students for the Farm Project

The Farm Project offers teenagers a chance to make a difference in the lives of people living on Martha’s Vineyard. By growing, harvesting, and distributing fresh vegetables, young people work together as a team to serve others, learn farming and business skills, experience nature, explore issues of hunger and community, challenge themselves, earn money and have ...
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