Category Archives: Fresh Food for Lunch

Cultivating Kids – a short film about the School Farm and Garden Program

Whidbey Island filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin of Moving Images have created a short film about our School Farm and Garden Program! Aptly titled “Cultivating Kids” the film documents the classes, events and eating that the children at the … Continue reading

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School Farm on King 5 News!

“School farm turns green thumbs into healthy bodies” “Breaking news… there are reports of children eating vegetables!” On May 2nd, King 5 news came to the South Whidbey School District Farm to report on the enthusiastic elementary school students growing … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Farm Feast!

Mashed potatoes, kale salad, roasted squash, fresh carrots and pumpkin pie… the South Whidbey Elementary School celebrated Thanksgiving with a feast from the farm! Over 800 students and families were served! John LaVassar’s fifth grade class decorated the tables with … Continue reading

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Class and lunch harvest updates

It’s been such a busy first two weeks of school! Just a quick note, and photos to follow as we get releases for them. We’ve harvested over 250 lbs of fresh veggies for the cafeterias– lettuce, spinach, kale, broccoli, cucumbers, … Continue reading

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A new school year begins, with garden veggies for lunch!

The Fresh Food for Lunch harvests have begun! We delivered 79 pounds of broccoli, carrots, cucumbers, kale, lettuce, spinach, slicing and cherry tomatoes, and zucchini to the  Chartwells-managed cafeterias in the SW School District. Elementary School, Middle School, High School … Continue reading

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School garden veggies in the cafeterias!

The Langley Middle School 7th grade STEM and Enrichment classes hosted a wonderful kick-off celebration for Fresh Food for Lunch on May 23rd, with the salad greens they’ve been growing served for the first time in the cafeteria. We have … Continue reading

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LMS Garden Update

Check out the Langley Middle School Garden blog for photos and updates HERE!

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