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Now Hiring 2018 School Farm Apprentices!

We are hiring School Farm Apprentices for the 2018 season! Click HERE for the job description.

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A very tasty Taste Washington Day!

Lots of delicious food on Taste Washington Day at the South Whidbey Middle School! Students in Susan Milan’s Health and Wellness Elective prepared tasty dishes from produce grown in the School Farm and High School Garden, and served it to … Continue reading

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Autumn Highlights at the School Farm

It’s been a wonderfuly busy and exciting opening to the new school year with all classes from kindergarten to grade six coming to the School Farm. Each class has walked into the garden with great enthusiasm for all the changes … Continue reading

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Summer work for fall harvest at the School Farm

We’ve been working hard this summer so that the farm will be bursting with veggies for the children when they return to school. We need to grow enough not only deliver to the school cafeterias, but also for garden nibbles … Continue reading

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High School Garden Ready For Fall

From this… to this! As the doors of South Whidbey High School get ready to open again this fall, the gates of the new garden out front are opening as well. This spring and summer season has been exciting at … Continue reading

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Thank you Pacific Utility!

Looks like a simple hose bib to water the garden? Maybe so – but it took the hefty machinery above to make it happen! We now have water to the High School Garden thanks to a very generous donation from … Continue reading

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Summer Goodbyes

On June 16th as the school farm team watched the big yellow busses pull away from the Elementary school, ¬†we felt a wave of sadness at the temporary loss of our hungry enthusiastic students. The fresh salad served at the … Continue reading

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