Creative Reuse  Popup 

April 24th, 2019
Creative Reuse  Popup 

A Take-What-You-Need Art & Craft Material ” Shop”

Call to arrange for pickup or drop off of unused art & craft supplies
Emma at 508. 221.1523 or Allison at 201. 738. 2721

Wednesday, May 1st, 6- 8 pm, Nantucket Atheneum
Take what you need, first come, first served.
What is creative reuse?
Also known as upcycling or repurposing: Bringing a new life or function to an already manufactured item. Got stuff from home or work that you that you’re not sure what to do with?  Maybe someone could use it!

Screws, nails, keys, glass jars, jewelry boxes, coffee tins, tubes,  pouches, plastic containers, books, magazines, scrap booking materials, socks, candles, fabric, wrapping paper, postcards, CDs, zippers, buttons, office supplies, old photos, tiles, wallpaper, paint samples, wood scraps and so much more……

Sustainable Nantucket is proud to support this event.

Green Road Refill on Nantucket

March 13th, 2019

Saturday, April 6th

Locations around Nantucket

Sustainable Nantucket is excited to bring Jessica Georges and Bettie the Bus of Green Road Refill over from Cape Cod to help you ditch the plastic and live a more environmentally friendly life. Bettie the bus is a converted school bus full of household and personal products in bulk, so save your containers from the dump and refill them on April 6th! There will also be a selection of plastic free alternatives for home and body. A portion of all sales will be donated to Sustainable Nantucket. Thank you to our partners 100MileMakers + Nantucket Eco Group.

Click here to see the list of refillable products.

*Find Bettie the Bus at:

Roastd General Store

159 Orange St.



Nantucket Yacht Club

1 S. Beach St.


*A portion of all sales will be donated to Sustainable Nantucket!

Plus Green Road Refill owner Jessica Georges will be giving a talk on sustainable living at the Nantucket Atheneum from 4-5pm.

Organic Pest & Disease Management Workshop!

June 23rd, 2015

Please join us!

Sunday June 28

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

with organic grower, Andrew Spollett

at the Community Farm Institute
Walter F. Ballinger Educational Community Farm
168 Hummock Pond Road

rain or shine ~ free & open to the pubic

Identification, prevention and management of common insect pests and diseases using organic methods.

Organic Fertilizer & Nutrient Management Workshop this Sunday!

June 11th, 2015

KODAK Digital Still CameraPlease join us!

Sunday, June 14
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Organic Fertilizers
Hands-on workshop on soil testing and nutrient management for your garden or farm plot.

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Learn about Organic Fertilizers Sunday June 14 at the Farm!

May 28th, 2015

First plowing of plotOrganic Fertilizers
with Andrew Spollett

Sunday June 14, 1:00 – 3:00 pm 

at the Walter F. Ballinger Community Farm
128 Hummock Pond Road

Rain or Shine

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Learn how to transplant at Bartletts Greenhouses in this seedling workshop!

February 9th, 2015

Barletts greenhouse with geraniumsSN Community Farm Institute presents
A Hands-on Growers Morning in the Greenhouse
with organic grower Andrew Spollett
Saturday February 14
9am – noon

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Farm Business Planning with Eero! Please Join Us!

January 7th, 2015


A Weekend with Farm Specialist Eero Ruutilla

Basic Crop Planning
Saturday January 17
, 1-4pm

Your Farm Business Plan
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Harvest Dinner tickets available online!

October 15th, 2014

The October 24th  Farm to School Harvest Dinner is just around the corner! Have you reserved your tickets yet?

small group KK pictureEnjoy a spaghetti dinner made with NantucketGrown™ ingredients from Island Farms. The menu will include spaghetti (yes, we have a gluten-free option!) with Moors End Farm tomato sauce, a winter green salad with lettuce from Bartlett’s Farm and the Farm to School Garden, and an assortment of locally made and prepared desserts. Come meet our island farmers and taste their delicious produces! Music and children’s crafts included!

Purchase your tickets HERE for the Harvest Dinner Friday, October 24 from 5:30 pm – 7:00pm at the Nantucket High School Cafeteria.
Tickets are $5 per person and FREE for children under the age of 6. You can purchase your tickets at the link below or at the Sustainable Nantucket office at 14 Federal St

Thanksgiving Artisans Marketplace Show! 2 Days of Nantucket-Made!

October 1st, 2014

Megan AndersonMeet the Nantucketers who Make the Artisanal Items!
Sustainable Nantucket Artisans Marketplace
Thanksgiving Show

KODAK Digital Still Camera

Local Nantucket artisans with their wares
Arts, crafts, jams, spices, candies, herbs,
ceramics, fine art, textiles, wood, jewelry…

Nantucket Honeybee honey jars   Friday   November 28 10am-6pm
Saturday   November 29 10am-5pm

Preservation Hall

11 Centre Street, 2nd Floor

(Sherburne Hall)

 Free Admission!


National Farm to School Month!

September 26th, 2014

October is National Farm to School Month and the Sustainable Nantucket Farm to School Program has a variety of family friendly events and programs planned to celebrate. Mark your calenders and join us in learning about and tasting the delicious produce grown here on Nantucket.small group KK picture

Family Garden Day Sunday, October 5th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us for this FREE event in the Farm to School Garden for a variety of family friendly fall garden activities & crafts including:

Seed Saving
Lasagna composting
Rock art and flower pressing
Hugelkultur with Dutra Designs

Garden Scavenger Hunt Sunday, October 19th from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Team up with friends and family to test your agricultural knowledge in the Farm to School Garden. This is a FREE event and fun for all ages!

Harvest Dinner Friday, October 24th from 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Celebrate the fall harvest with a NantucketGrown™ feast in the Nantucket High School Cafeteria prepared with the bounty harvested from island farms. Enjoy a spaghetti dinner served with locally grown and made tomato sauce, farm fresh salad, and locally made desserts. Accompanying the dinner there will be live music, crafts for the kids, and opportunities to meet our local farmers. Tickets are required for this event and are $5.00 per person and free for children under the age of six. Tickets can be purchased at the Sustainable Nantucket Farmers and Artisans Market, at the Sustainable Nantucket office or any Farm to School Event.

For questions about Farm to School or any of our National Farm to School Month Events email Kathleen or call the SN office at 508-228-3399