The Radishes are ready for a Fun Filled Summer, Are You?!

June 30th, 2017

Join us for this Summer’s Children’s ACK Farming & Gardening Program, where we will be planting seeds, exploring the garden, and learning about local agriculture through hands on activities!

The Program runs from the 10th of July until the 18th of August! In each week long camp we will be digging into new themes, and learning, creating, and growing in our natural environment!

Children ages 6-12

Monday- Friday

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates:

July 10th- 14th

July 17th – 21st

July 24th- 28th

July 31st- August 4th

August 7th- 11th

August 14th-18th

To register, click here!

Farm to School Summer Programs!

June 29th, 2017

Summer Bridge

This program is a collaboration between Farm to School and the Community School that “bridges” students back into the school year by incorporating academic elements into a fun week of camp exploring and learning about farming, food systems and our natural habitat!
Summer Bridge is Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm from August 21st-September 1st. This program is available to children ages 6-12 who have participated in Garden Explorers in Spring 2016, ACK Farming and Gardening in Summer 2017, or another ACKventure program in Summer 2017. To learn more about Summer Bridge and how to register here!

Farm to School Summer Programs!

June 29th, 2017

 

ACK Farming and Gardening

ACK Farming and Gardening is held in Farm to School’s own Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden off of First Way! Activities include planting, watering, harvesting, tasting, making garden art, and so much more!
ACK Farming and Gardening is Monday-Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm (this can be joined with Nantucket Community School’s ACKventure Extended Day program for a seamless, all-day summer adventure!) from July 10th-August 18th and is available for students ages 6-12.
Learn more about ACK Farming and Gardening and how to register here!

 

Summer Farm to Fork Cooking Classes!

June 1st, 2017

Join Farm to School as we learn learn new culinary skills, create and taste new dishes, and learn about our local food system in our Children’s Farm to Fork Cooking Classes!

Farm to School sources as many of our ingredients as possible from Farm to School’s
Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden and our local farms to give participants a true seed-to-table experience!

Join us for these fun, hands-on cooking classes as we make nutritious and sustainable dishes! Each class is different, sign up for one or all!

Register HERE

Who: Children Ages 6-9

Where: Nantucket Culinary Center at 22 Federal Street

When:

Tuesdays: Thursdays:

July 11th July 13th
July 18th July 20th
July 25th July 27th
August 1st August 3rd
August 8th August 10th
August 15th August 17th

Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Price: $50/class

Funding for Sustainable Nantucket’s 2017 NantucketGrown™ educational programming provided in part by

ReMain Nantucket Fund.

New Video of Sustainable Nantucket

May 22nd, 2017

We’re very excited about the new video Spindrift made about our organization. They have been supporting Sustainable Nantucket through their 1% for the Planet Partnership. Thank you to everyone who participated. Please like and share to help us spread the message about our programs.

 

Farm to Fork Class with Guest Chef Chris Morris!

May 8th, 2017

Farm to Fork Cooking Class for Kids on Monday, May 15th will be taught by Chris Morris of Nantucket On Island Chefs!

Farm to Fork classes source as much local produce as possible as participants learn how food affects our bodies and our community! Participants will bring home lessons about the local food system and a sample of the dishes made alongside one of Nantucket’s finest chefs!

Who: Kids, ages 10-14

Where: Nantucket Culinary Center at 22 Federal Street

When: Monday, May15th

Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Price: $30/class

Click here to register for this week’s class!
Each class is different, click here to register for more spring Farm to Fork classes!

Funding for Sustainable Nantucket’s 2017 NantucketGrown™ educational programming provided in part by

ReMain Nantucket Fund.

Don’t Forget to Register for Half-Day in the Garden on May 10th!

May 3rd, 2017

Farm to School is hosting a Half-Day in the Garden to celebrate Nantucket Elementary School’s Half-Day from School on May 10th!

Registered participants will meet at the end of the school day in the NES cafeteria and walk to the garden to enjoy their packed lunches and celebrate their half-day with an afternoon of planting vegetables, tending to plants, learning science, and having fun in the Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden!

Who: Students in Grades K-5

Where: Students will be picked up at the Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden off of First Way

When: May 10th from Dismissal (12:00pm)-2:30pm

Price: $30, pre-registration required. Email: f2s@sustainablenantucket.org to register.

Farm to Fork Class with Guest Chef Andrea Solimeo!

April 6th, 2017

This week’s Farm to Fork Cooking Class for Kids will be taught by Andrea Solimeo, Executive Chef at Ventuno!

Farm to Fork classes source as much local produce as possible as participants learn how food affects our bodies and our community! Participants will bring home lessons about the local food system and a sample of the dishes made alongside one of Nantucket’s finest chefs!

Who: Children Ages 6-10

Where: Nantucket Culinary Center at 22 Federal Street

When: Monday, April 10th

Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Price: $50/class

Click here to register for this week’s class! Each class is different, click here to register for more spring Farm to Fork classes!

 

Funding for Sustainable Nantucket’s 2017 NantucketGrown™ educational programming provided in part by

ReMain Nantucket Fund.

Registration is Open for Farm to Fork Cooking Classes for Kids!

March 16th, 2017

Join Farm to School as we learn learn new culinary skills, create and taste new dishes, and learn about our local food system in our Farm to Fork Cooking Classes for Kids!

Participants will bring local food lessons and a sample of the dishes home to share! Each class will feature a different theme and local food topic- register for one class or all!

NEW THIS SPRING!
Children’s Farm to Fork Cooking Classes will be co-instructed by Farm to School staff and a different Nantucket chef each week including: Greg Margolis (Culinary Director at Nantucket Culinary Center), Chris Morris (Private Chef at Nantucket On Island Chefs), and Andrea Solimeo (Executive Chef at Ventuno)!

Who: Children Ages 10-14
Where: Nantucket Culinary Center at 22 Federal Street
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Price: $30/class

Follow the links below to register for one or all classes!

April 3rd
April 10th
April 24th
May 1st
May 8th
May 15th
May 22nd

For more information, contact:
Farm to School at: F2S@sustainablenantucket.org
OR
Nantucket Culinary Center at: (508) 228-4466

Funding for Sustainable Nantucket’s 2017 NantucketGrown™ educational programming provided in part by

ReMain Nantucket Fund.

Garden Explorers Registration!

March 16th, 2017

Register for Garden Explorer’s After-School Program!

Garden Explorers will learn to grow healthy food, healthy bodies and healthy minds in this fun and hands-on after-school program led by Sustainable Nantucket’s Farm to School Program! Activities will include learning to plant and grow, harvest and taste vegetables, and play and make art in the Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden!

Who: Children in Grades K-5

When: 2:30pm-4:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 4th-May 11th* (Session I) and May 16th-June 15th (Session II)

*Garden Explorers will not be held on April 18th or April 20th due to school vacation)

Price: $160/session

Drop Off & Pick Up: Students will meet our Farm to School Staff at the end of the school day in the NES cafeteria and walk to the garden together. Participants are to be picked up 4:30pm at the Joyce N. Furman Youth Garden located on First Way. Students participating in aftercare programs will be escorted to their next activity by Farm to School staff.

Register for Session I and Session II here!

For more information email: f2s@sustainablenantucket.org