Category Archives: Updates from the garden!

A page to show the progress of the garden, in the areas of infrastructure and gardening.

Autumn Highlights at the School Farm

It’s been a wonderfuly busy and exciting opening to the new school year with all classes from kindergarten to grade six coming to the School Farm. Each class has walked into the garden with great enthusiasm for all the changes … Continue reading

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Summer work for fall harvest at the School Farm

We’ve been working hard this summer so that the farm will be bursting with veggies for the children when they return to school. We need to grow enough not only deliver to the school cafeterias, but also for garden nibbles … Continue reading

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High School Garden Ready For Fall

From this… to this! As the doors of South Whidbey High School get ready to open again this fall, the gates of the new garden out front are opening as well. This spring and summer season has been exciting at … Continue reading

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Thank you Pacific Utility!

Looks like a simple hose bib to water the garden? Maybe so – but it took the hefty machinery above to make it happen! We now have water to the High School Garden thanks to a very generous donation from … Continue reading

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Summer Goodbyes

On June 16th as the school farm team watched the big yellow busses pull away from the Elementary school,  we felt a wave of sadness at the temporary loss of our hungry enthusiastic students. The fresh salad served at the … Continue reading

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A new snack garden!

When kindergarten teacher Diane Burgess retired, her garden needed new caretakers. The little raised beds were hard to maintain and had gotten a little overgrown. So the School Farm and Garden program got the go-ahead from the Elementary School to … Continue reading

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Summertime Gardening at the School Farm and High School Garden

Summertime Gardening! Join us at one or both of these work parties and picnics weekly through the summer… School Farm on Tuesdays from 9 am – 12 noon with picnic lunch at noon starting June 20th High School Garden on … Continue reading

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