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August 29, 2014

Get your students involved in Farm to School, after school!

F2S_039_KatieKaizerPhotography (800x533) We have two great opportunities for students in grades 1 – 5 to participate in a variety of exploratory activities in our Farm to School Garden that will get your kids excited to try fruits and vegetables.  For more information contact the Kathleen the Farm to School Manager at f2scoordinator@sustainablenantucket.org or via phone at 508-228-3399. read more>>

Elli Gottwald paintingWhat’s Growing at the Market?

View live honeybees in a Teaching Hive!honeybees

This Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Nantucket Honeybee will bring a teaching hive to the Market! A teaching hive is a safe, enclosed hive of live bees. Glass on two sides allows for open viewing of bee activities and bee society. read more>>

Pumpkin Pond tomatoes in basketsGrowers & Harvesters

Pumpkin Pond Farm – organic seasonal produce Boatyard Farm – organically-grown seasonal produce Nantucket Honeybee – island honey read more>>
August 11, 2014

Chef/owners Gabriel Frasca and Amanda Lydon and Chef de Cuisine Mayumi Hattori of Straight Wharf - Nantucket, MA

Join us in celebrating Nantucket’s growers, harvesters, fishermen and chefs - and enjoy the best of the island’s harvest!

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August 1, 2014
decomposersThe Farm to School Garden is booming with fruits, vegetables and flowers planted and cultivated by summer camp students hosted by the SN Farm to School program. Campers from the ACKventure camp have used our F2S Garden to learn about the different varieties of potatoes, and how to plant and harvest them. read more>>
July 31, 2014

Elli Gottwald paintingStart August on a High Note!

Come visit us once again at the Sustainable Nantucket Farmers and Artisans Market this Saturday from 9AM to 1PM downtown at Cambridge and North Union Streets! Record crowds have already visited the Market this year- about 7,000 visitors in the month of June alone, read more>>
July 24, 2014

We woLaura Wasserman (9)uld like to thank everyone who made our 2014 Farm Fresh Feast an evening to remember and a great success. It is thanks to the great generosity and support of our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and other friends that Sustainable Nantucket’s programs are able to continue to support our local community throughout the year. We are so grateful to all who joined us – or otherwise supported us - in the celebration of these efforts last Saturday.

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July 23, 2014
Elli Gottwald paintingThe Mid-Island Farmers Market at the Muse parking lot on Tuesday afternoons has gone on hiatus as we seek a new location. Please visit us downtown at the full Farmers & Artisans Market on Saturdays through October 11, 9am to 1pm, at North Union and Cambridge Streets (by the Starlight Theater).
July 8, 2014
colorful veggies_blakePumpkin Pond Farm will have its farm truck at the Muse parking lot at 44 Surfside Road every Tuesday 3:30-6:30pm, in July and August. Stop by for fresh produce on your way home to dinner! This week: arugula, Swiss chard, radishes, herbs, lettuces We accept SNAP/EBT and WIC/Elder coupons, with Double Dollars given!  
July 3, 2014

Veggie garden imageJoin us in exploring Nantucket’s hidden vegetable gardens at the private homes of island residents! Meet and share ideas with other local gardeners – and see what is growing beyond the public eye!

Tickets are $25. All proceeds will support Sustainable Nantucket’s new Educational Community Farm.

9am – 1pm on Sunday, July 27th, 2014 read more>>