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September 27, 2016
Join us in celebrating National Farm to School Month (October) through cooking and gardening activities for all ages! FarmtoSchool2014_017_KatieKaizerPhotography Butterflies, Bees & More!* Saturday, October 8th  1:30-3:30pm Join us in the Joyce N. Furman Youth for pollinator-related activities  read more>>
September 16, 2016
It’s Time to Dig in the Dirt! FarmtoSchool2014_030_KatieKaizerPhotographyIn this fun and exploratory after-school program, students will learn to grow healthy food, healthy bodies and healthy minds. Activities will include read more>>
September 9, 2016
10-the-wine-cap-stropharia-ruguso-annulata Postponed from September 25… Now part of the NantucketGrown Food Festival! Join mushroom-growing specialist Alden Lenhart in a hands-on workshop on How to install a Wine Cap Mushroom Bed in your yard or garden! Sunday, October 16,1:00 – 3:00 Rain or shine (talk will be inside greenhouse if raining; wear appropriate work clothing for installation outdoors). Alden will also talk about mushrooms, their role in nature and different methods of growing them. At the Community Farm Institute 168 Hummock Pond Road Free, and Open to the Public Click HERE for more info on the Food Festival
August 30, 2016
DSCF7748Meet Our Newest Grower! Dan Southey and Misha Currie of Washashore Farm are Beginning Growers at the SN Community Farm Institute. Dan and Misha enjoyed their first day at the Market last week, selling their mixed medley tomatoes, radishes, beets, shishito peppers, serano peppers, mixed lettuces, patty pan squash, rone de nice squash and mini succulent gardens. Welcome, Dan and Misha!      

Harvest of the Month! September: Tomatoes!September Tomatoes read more>>

July 19, 2016
Mid-Island FDSCF7311armers Market Every Wednesday 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Grassy field at 113 Pleasant Street Opposite Dan’s Pharmacy ~ Next to Gildden’s Island Seafood read more>>
June 29, 2016

The Farm to School Summer Camp is quickly approaching! The camp will inspire the next generation of healthy eaterIMG_7368(1)s and environmental ambassadors through an exciting and engaging exploration of our local food system. Campers will learn about soil, seeds, and nutrition through fun, hands-on activities that include planting seeds, harvesting crops, cooking, crafting and learning about our island farms. read more>>

June 23, 2016
bee-in-sweetpea Governor Baker has declared June 20th-26th, 2016 as Massachusetts Pollinator Week, presenting an opportunity to celebrate and protect our pollinator populations and SN currently has 2 pollinator projects! So what exactly is a pollinator? read more>>
3 interns together Sustainable Nantucket has 4 new members of our summer team, just in time for the start of the SN Farm to School Summer Program and the Market! Please join us in welcoming: read more>>

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Sustainable Nantucket recently received a generous grant from the Community Foundation’s ReMain Nantucket Fund. This funding will directly support SN’s 2016 NantucketGrown educational programming. A very heartfelt thank you to our friends at the Community Foundation!
June 1, 2016
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