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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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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November 12, 2014

Seed Saving Workshop

On Sunday, November 16th the Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library—a collaborative project of Island Grown Schools, the FARM Institute, and the West Tisbury Library—will host a free seed processing workshop from 1-3pm at the West Tisbury Library. Project organizers invite community members to bring their favorite locally grown tomatoes, dried bean pods, and dry lettuce flower ...
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