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Cougar Cookbook!

Ready for some delicious eating in 2018? Susan Milan’s Health and Wellness class at the South Whidbey Middle School can help with some terrific recipes! The students have put together the Cougar Cookbook which includes Appetizers, Main and Side Dishes, and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Harvest Feast 2017 – a wonderful celebration!

The third annual Harvest Feast for SWES students and their families took place on November 16th in the school cafeteria. The collaboration between the School Farm and the cafeteria featured garden fresh vegetables grown, harvested, prepared and served by the … Continue reading

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Harvest Feast 2017

Here’s a link to our post about the Thanksgiving Celebration!

Posted in Events, Thanksgiving feast

Goodbye to the Bean TeePees 2017

We said goodbye to our two beloved scarlet runner bean tee pees this month. The beans had mostly dried and the vines were beginning to yellow.  The abundant green canopy was slowly disappearing.  It was time to say goodbye until … Continue reading

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Decomposing Pumpkins!

Enthusiasm for Halloween pumpkins is going strong at the School Farm.  The  pumpkins that rot after they are carved and used for Jack o’ lanterns take on new life as they decompose and they keep the fun alive a little … Continue reading

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Delicious Highlights from SNACC Classes

Our first culinary classes in September made good use of our abundant crop of cucumbers. Students learned how to make Tzatziki Dip. The overwhelming opinion about this recipe was ‘DELICIOUS’ and the next request was ‘Can I have the recipe … Continue reading

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After the Harvest

The busy autumn classes full of fresh produce and sunshine have moved with definite progression into cold nights, cool days and waning production in the garden, signaling the time to put the garden to bed.  The students have been working … Continue reading

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