Taste Test Success with Guest Chef

October 27th, 2017

October is Farm to School Month! What better way to celebrate then by eating locally grown produce cooked by a local chef? Read the rest of this entry »

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 Read the rest of this entry »

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! Read the rest of this entry »

Farm to School Summer Camp Sneak Peek

June 29th, 2016

The Farm to School Summer Camp is quickly approaching! The camp will inspire the next generation of healthy eaterIMG_7368(1)s 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 the rest of this entry »

It’s Massachusetts Pollinator Week!

June 23rd, 2016

bee-in-sweetpea

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 the rest of this entry »

Meet Our Summer Team!

June 23rd, 2016

3 interns together
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 the rest of this entry »

Thank You to the Community Foundation of Nantucket!

June 23rd, 2016

High Res. Logo

Sustainable Nantucket 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!

Kids Activity with F2S at the Market this Saturday June 25!

June 15th, 2016

Join teachers and apprentices from the Farm to School program in a Seed Planting Workshop for Kids this Saturday at the Market!

Participants of all ages will make paper pots, fill it with soil, and plant a vegetable seed to take home and grow.

Free! At the Market from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. under the Big Yellow Tent.

The School Year is a Wrap, with Radishes!

June 26th, 2014

radish harvest The late arrival of spring to Nantucket didn’t stop students participating in the Farm to School Program from producing a beautiful bounty of delicious radishes. In early April a group of students from the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club helped us sow our first crop of “Easter Egg” radishes which were served in the Nantucket Public School cafeteria’s a little over month later. Read the rest of this entry »