September 27, 2016
Join us in celebrating National Farm to School Month (October) through cooking and gardening activities for all ages!
Butterflies, Bees & More!*
Saturday, October 8th
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!
In 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
Postponed from September 25… Now part of the NantucketGrown
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
for more info on the Food Festival
August 30, 2016
Meet 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! read more>>
July 19, 2016
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 eaters 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
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>>
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>>
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