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The 2015 season begins!

What a great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve by eating spinach growing in the new hoophouse with children from the South Whidbey Children’s Center! Fundraising has been doing really well with Goosefoot, and they have surpassed the $15,000 needed … Continue reading

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Terrific article in Whidbey Life magazine about the garden!

Check out this great article, written by Dianna MacLeod, about our garden project! http://www.whidbeylifemagazine.org/big-whoop/  

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Welcome Kevin Dunham!

A big welcome to our second school garden apprentice Kevin Dunham! “A few years ago I discovered in myself a curiosity and desire to learn all there is to know about growing fresh, healthy food. Since then I have done … Continue reading

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Welcome Kaitlin Greene!

A big welcome to new school garden apprentice Kaitlin Greene! “My sophomore year of high school I decided to start cooking dinner for my parents one day of the week. It was an effort to show them my appreciation for … Continue reading

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Soil Erosion Demo

Here are some pictures of the results of our Soil Erosion Demo. In this lesson we had live cover crop in one container, mulch in another container and bare soil in the last container. Can you guess what happened when … Continue reading

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SWA and LMS Harvest Gems from Dry Bean Pods!

Both the South Whidbey Academy and the Langley Middle School planted various dry bean varieties in their gardens this past spring. Lesson plans were created to challenge some while others just enjoyed the experience of finding these hidden gems beneath … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garlic Grow?!

Since last year’s second grade elementary school students at the South Whidbey Elementary School planted garlic in the fall, they did not get a chance to observe the harvest and understand the life cycle loop of garlic. To bridge that … Continue reading

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