School gardens

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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May 7, 2015

Being in the Garden, a poem

Being in the Garden By Mrs. Moore’s Second Grade Class at the Tisbury School Freya gets wet from the sprinkling watering can “It felt nice and fresh” We planted peas and carrot seeds The peas were lemon green and wet The carrot seeds were really small And when they grow they’ll help our eyes The garden ...
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April 30, 2015

Farm to School Legislation

Charter School students have worked together with Island Grown Schools and our State Representative Tim Madden to draft legislation to support farm-to-school efforts in Massachusetts.
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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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