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July 2, 2015
June 27, 2015: A busy market morning during film festival week!   Cinephiles Market scene with SN sandwich signgalore gathered downtown on an eventful Saturday morning at the Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market. Last weekend marked the 20th anniversary for the Nantucket Film Festival and the forth market of the season for SN. Right next to the Starlight Theater, we got a front row seat to the film fest activity. read more>>
July 1, 2015
On the first Saturday of July, we move to East Chestnut Street between South Water and Federal Streets, due to the annual St. Mary’s Church Fair, which occurs in our usual spot.

Produce Specials from Community Farm Institute growers

ACK Sweet Water Farm will have have lettuce greens, scallions, garlic, radishes and chard!! Lazy Man Gardens will have spring onions, zucchini and radishes!! read more>>
June 30, 2015
School is out for summer! We had such a wonderful school year filled with experiments, taste testings, and fairy house building! The Farm to School garden is a place to learn through discovery and we are so happy to be continuing our educational services throughout the summer read more>>
June 26, 2015
6969893016_0a7cafc7d8_zSupport the local fishing industry and expand your seafood awareness when you participate in our NantucketGrown Local Catch Campaign this July! Each week a number of NantucketGrown restaurants will feature an under-utilized fish on their menu. These are fish that taste good, are plentiful in our waters, and when you order these instead of less sustainable fish populations, you are helping to promote both healthy fish populations and the fishermen that harvest them! As a fun incentive, we will be raffling local seafood prizes to participants! To enter to win a “Clambake for 4″ provided by Nantucket Seafoods:
  1. Order the NantucketGrown Local Catch of the Week.
  2. Take a photo of it.
  3. Post it on Facebook and tag Sustainable Nantucket and, if possible, the restaurant.
Customers who perform the above steps with each featured fish at 4 different restaurants are entered by Sustainable Nantucket in another, separate raffle to win the “Weekly Local Catch for a Family of 4 in August” (2 lbs of local fish per week) provided by Nantucket Fresh Catch! So visit these participating restaurants each week of July — and try something new and delicious!

Week 1 (July 6-12) – Fluke

Annye’s Whole Foods Kitchen & Catering Bartlett’s Farm Black Eyed Susan’s Boarding House Centre St. Bistro Galley Beach Le Languedoc Nantucket Yacht Club Nautilus Oran Mor Pearl Proprietors Straight Wharf Ventuno

   

Week 2 (July 13-19) – Conch

Black Eyed Susan’s Boarding House Galley Beach Nantucket Yacht Club Nautilus Oran Mor Pearl Proprietors Straight Wharf Ventuno

Week 3 (July 20 – 26) – Bluefish

Annye’s Whole Foods Kitchen & Catering Black Eyed Susan’s Boarding House Centre St. Bistro Galley Beach Nantucket Yacht Club Nautilus Pearl Proprietors SeaGrille Straight Wharf Ventuno

Week 4 (July 27 – Aug 2) – Dogfish

Black Eyed Susan’s Galley Beach Nantucket Yacht Club Nautilus Proprietors Straight Wharf Ventuno

June 19, 2015
NG-2015-DRAFT-V5.pdf   Our 2015 Nantucket Grown Magazine has arrived with stories featuring Nantucket’s local food movement! Pick up your free copy of our publication at our Farmers & Artisans Market, or find them at Stop & Shop, Annye’s Whole Foods, Bartlett’s Farm and the Hy-Line terminal. Thank you to all of our contributing writers and photographers!         read more>>
June 18, 2015
street scene June 13, 2015: A sunny day downtown! The second Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market of the season fell on a much-needed weekend full of sunshine. We saw the return of many favorite vendors from years past, such as Pumpkin Pond Farm, and welcomed new farmers, artists and crafters alike.   read more>>
We are looking for both curious and experienced gardeners of all ages to help us plant, grow and maintain the fruits, vegetables, and herbs in the Farm to School Garden. If you are interested DSCN7474in learning how to plant your own garden, passionate about growing local produce for our island youth, or looking for a fun way to meet new people, please consider donating an hour of your time to any of the following volunteer opportunities! read more>>
June 11, 2015

FarmtoSchool2014_020_KatieKaizerPhotographyJoin the Farm to School Team!

If you have a passion for local food, nutrition and agriculture, and are interested in educating youth about these important topics, the Sustainable Nantucket Farm to School Program is the place for you! We have two positions available, please see the descriptions below.   read more>>
market scene bestJune 6, 2015: a cool but exciting opening day for 1,756 visitors! Opening day of the Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans market brought energy and color to a brisk “June-uary” morning downtown. The chilly weather did not deter a lively crowd of tourists, islanders, and summer residents. read more>>
June 4, 2015
The Sustainable Nantucket Farm to School Program is looking to hire one individual  to be this Summer’s Farm to School Intern. Qualified candidates must be interested in learning about agriculture, nutrition and sustaining your community and be available June 15th – October17th.

AnnaThis paid internship will include:

  • 30 hours/week between the Farm to School Garden and  SN Farmers and Artisans Market
  • Assist the Farm to School Coordinator in Farm to School (F2S) related tasks
  • Propagation of produce and general maintenance of the F2S garden
  • Harvesting and preparing produce for sale or storage
  • Assisting with garden workshops and visiting camps
  • Selling produce at the SN Farmers and Artisans Market
To apply please send resume and cover letter to Kathleen at F2S@sustainableNantucket.org