Category Archives: Events

Celebrating Earth Day!

We celebrated Earth Day at the School Farm on Friday, April 22nd with food and activities for the 550 students K-5 at the Elementary School. On the menu was pea shoot pesto and lettuce wraps, garden veggie soup and a snack maker station … Continue reading

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Elementary School fundraiser for Earth Day – time to plant!

  Spring is finally here and it’s time to plant! To celebrate Earth Day we’re having a plant sale in support of the Elementary School and the School Farm. Start your garden with these starts! Red Sails lettuce Red-tipped Deer … Continue reading

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What to do if your child asks you to grow kale!

Helping busy parents and families grow a veggie garden The students at the Elementary School are loving their fresh-picked veggies from the school farm! Garden nibbles are part of every class, and fresh produce is being delivered to the school … Continue reading

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Celebrating W.I.N’s Fun with Food Summer Program

This summer, the School Farm helped supply fresh organic produce to “Fun with Food”, a terrific program organized by Whidbey Island Nourishes (WIN). For 10 weeks, the students met once weekly to have fun learning about preparing, cooking and eating … Continue reading

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Summer Tuesdays at the School Farm!

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Breaking news… Goose Grocer matches $22,363!

Wow! The Goosefoot Community Fund campaign to help fund the school garden program has been spectacularly successful. The community donated $22,363 to meet the $15,000 match from the Goose Grocer… and the Goose raised its match for a total of … Continue reading

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Open House a blast!

It was wonderful to greet and talk to all the enthusiastic community members who came to enjoy the new School Farm, hoophouse and Garden Resource Center, and celebrate the volunteers and organizations who helped make it all happen! We spiffed … Continue reading

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