Category Archives: Hoophouse

Summer growing for fall classes

We have spent the summer getting the School Farms planted and ready for the return of hundreds of students coming to learn and eat! Planting for a September peak is tricky, but we have carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, beans, lettuce, … Continue reading

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Pizza Camp

Garden Pizza Camp was a tasty hit! Over the past two sessions we worked hard to harvest and create garden pizzas from scratch. Camp started by making dream pizzas using modeling clay to get creative juices flowing. We played around with different … Continue reading

Posted in Children in the garden, Harvest, Hoophouse, Summer camp, Updates from the garden!

Lots of growing and learning happening!

It’s been a very busy spring at the School Farm, so much so we’re a little behind on our blog posts. With First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth grade classes from the Elementary School, and K-2, 3 – 5 and … 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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You are invited to an OPEN HOUSE Garden thanks giving & hoophouse warming party

We have so much to be grateful for this season in the garden! On Saturday, November 22nd, from 12 noon – 2 pm come celebrate all those who helped create the new School Farm — from tilling the ground, to … Continue reading

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Hoophouse is finished!

The last finishing touches went up on our OBC Northwest hoophouse this week, and it is officially DONE! Huge gratitude to Scott Connor, Jude Bierman, Pete Little, Bob Dalton and Kevin Dunham who spend several months and countless hours building … Continue reading

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End of Summer Brings the Beginning of a New School Year at SWA

Out in the field, the pumpkins continue to swell and ripen. Meanwhile, in the hoophouse the peppers shine while growing steadily along tomatillos, tomatoes, basil and cucumbers!  

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