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Frijole Friday Taco Picnic at the School Farm on May 17th, from 5 – 7 pm

We give thanks to our partners and sponsors for Frijole Friday! Readiness to Learn Hand in Hand Partners Slow Foods Whidbey Island Whidbey Island Nourishes the Learning Lab in Langley Goosefoot and the Goose Grocer

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Earth Day at the School Farm!

The School Farm began a week of Earth Day classes with 5th and 6th graders learning about regenerative agriculture, pollinators and native mason bees, and how to make home-made masa harina tortillas topped with scarlet runner bean frijoles and greens … Continue reading

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Frijole Friday School Farm Taco Picnic and Fundraiser on May 17th!

We give thanks to our partners and sponsors for Frijole Friday! Readiness to Learn Hand in Hand Partners Slow Foods Whidbey Island Whidbey Island Nourishes the Learning Lab in Langley Goosefoot and the Goose Grocer      

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Spring!

  The seasons let us know when the time is right for planting and we’re off and running into the busy spring season at the School Farm. The first plants that we put out are peas and  the characteristic green … Continue reading

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School Farm and Farm Team awarded South Whidbey Garden Club grants!

The Grade 5-6 Farm Team received a $500 grant from the South Whidbey Garden Club! The students requested tools and seed starting supplies, and are delighted that their grant will help other students have the equipment they need to work … Continue reading

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Crazy cold winter – is spring finally coming?

So much snow and cold this winter! But we’ve been doing our best to work between the storms, and also grow lots of starts inside. When the weather was just impossible to bear, we took some buckets of soil into … Continue reading

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Farm to Table with Culinary Arts

  Students at the School Farm have enjoyed attending culinary arts classes in the CAFE(culinary and farm education) portable during the cold winter months. Luckily, there are sweet carrots in the ground ready for harvesting and using in recipes. Our … Continue reading

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