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A Long Line of Pumpkins

We’re developing some traditions at the School Farm. One that continues to fascinate is the long line of decomposing pumpkins. Nothing tells the story of decomposition like the gradient line of bright orange pumpkins lined up along the edge of … Continue reading

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Harvest Feast 2018

  The third annual Harvest Feast was a delicious success! We’ve been collaborating with the South Whidbey School kitchen since 2015 to present a traditional meal that can be shared by students, families, and community members. Pumpkin pies, kale salad, … Continue reading

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Growing and learning at the high school gardens

It’s been a big harvest season at the high school. Whether its our largest-ever popcorn crop, dry beans, our winter squash abundance, or the root crops that we keep harvesting– frozen ground or not– the food is flowing from both … Continue reading

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Putting the Farm to Bed

The School Farm is changing almost daily now. The weather cools, crops are in and beds are being cleaned and mulched for winter. Each group of students takes part in helping the farm get ready for winter. Pulling out the … Continue reading

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Harvest Feast on Thursday, Nov. 15th!

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Harvest Feast pumpkin pie in the news!

Harvest Feast is the culminating event for the School Farms program, and this year students are preparing all the food under the tutelage of Tran Hoang, School Farm apprentice. The South Whidbey Record featured the grade 5/6 Culinary Team making … Continue reading

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Pumpkin harvest in the news!

In the news on Friday, Oct. 12th, click HERE for link.

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