Join Us for Farm to School’s first Family Garden Workshop this Saturday!

compost dayThis Saturday the Sustainable Nantucket Farm to School Program is hosting our first Family Garden Workshop around soil and compost. Bring your friends and family to the Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden from 9:30am to 11:00pm to learn from the experts how mushrooms, tea and lasagna can benefit your garden this summer!  Our speakers include Tod Leftwitch of Nantucket Gourmet Mushrooms, Katie Hemingway of Hummock Pond Farm, Wayne Davies of Nantucket Vegetable Gardens and Kathleen Minihan of Sustainable Nantucket.

Save the date for our future Family Garden Workshops:

  • Pallet Gardening – June 26th
  • Pollinators in the Garden – July 24th
  • Preparing your 4-Season Garden – September 18th

The Joyce N. Furman Youth (Farm to School) Garden is located at the Nantucket Elementary School playground behind the swingset. For any other questions please contact Kathleen at or 508-517-4295.