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March 24, 2015
IMG_1675Sustainable Nantucket is excited to be collaborating with the Nantucket Community School to offer Garden Explorers again this spring! Garden Explorers is an after school educational program that teaches students in grades K-5 how to grow healthy food, healthy bodies, and healthy minds! Students will work in the Farm to School Garden at the Nantucket Elementary School to learn how to plant and care for their own food as well as exploring the garden habitat. We will be offering two sessions that will offer a variety of different activities. Register for one or both by clicking the session below! Session 1: April 8th – May 7th from 2:30pm – 4:30pm for $116 Session 2: May 12th – June 11th from 2:30 – 4:30pm for $145 For questions please contact Kathleen the Farm to School Manager at F2S@sustainableNantucket.org or call 508-228-3399.
March 13, 2015
NPS-Main-Entry-View-CoverThe Nantucket Elementary School is bursting at the seams and the Building Committee has unveiled their plans for a beautiful new structure and improved campus that will provide a supportive learning environment and fulfill a variety of community needs. The Farm to School Program has been supporting teachers in the NES since 2010 by providing exploratory lessons in the Farm to School Garden that support their core academics. Our Farm to School Manager, being an alumni of the NPS, can attest for the importance of this expansion.  Within the few short years that we have been working with the NPS we have seen a great jump in the student population, most noticeably with the Kindergarten grade level, read more>>
March 10, 2015

KODAK Digital Still CameraCarl Keller in hat with veggiesHave you ever wanted to have a table at the Farmers & Artisans Market but weren’t sure how to start?

Come to this free class! read more>>
February 9, 2015
learning about tomato plants and pestsSustainable Nantucket is seeking apprentices to participate in our Agricultural Apprenticeship program on Nantucket Island, off the coast of Massachusetts. Successful candidates will be paired with an island grower, or with the Farm to School read more>>
February 2, 2015
JJ PhotoWe are thrilled to announce that Jessica Jensen has joined Sustainable Nantucket as our Farm to School Summer Program Coordinator.  Thanks to a grant from the Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Jessica will be working with Kathleen Minihan, our Farm to School Manager, to develop a Farm to School Summer Program to launch in the summer of 2016. read more>>
January 20, 2015
The SN Community Farm will ‘grow new growers’ by providing land and resources for beginning farmers – increasing local food on-island. Watch the video and CLICK HERE to learn how you can join the campaign!
January 14, 2015
nantucketgrown.rev. 9:17:12Applications are now available for restaurants and food producers to carry the 2015 NantucketGrown BrandThe NantucketGrown Campaign raises consumer awareness and support for local food by acknowledging those businesses that are leaders in the local food movement on Nantucket through their dedication to sourcing from on-island providers and their support of our local food system. read more>>
January 7, 2015

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A Weekend with Farm Specialist Eero Ruutilla

Basic Crop Planning Saturday January 17, 1-4pm Your Farm Business Plan Sunday January 18, 9am—noon read more>>
January 6, 2015

Farm to School had a great fall cultivating young farmers and inspiring a new generation of healthy eaters! Here is what the Nantucket students accomplished in the Fall of 2014.

This past Fall introduced our first Garden Explorers After School group, which included an hour and a half packed full of garden activities that allowed students to work together as they learned about farming, food, and nature.

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Garden Explorers show off the seaweed they used to create lasagna compost

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January 5, 2015
DSCF2152 02554 juice owners Starr & JessicaBe a part of the Market! 38,000 visitors last year! Get your application in by Monday March 16 and receive a FREE Marketplace Directory Ad in Nantucket Grown Magazine! read more>>