We’re Official…Fresh food for lunch!

We’re happy to share that Cary Peterson has met the protocols set by Chartwells to safely serve South Whidbey garden produce our cafeterias.

MANY thanks to Cary for including our students in this delicious and important work this year!

South Whidbey Record article: http://www.southwhidbeyrecord.com/lifestyle/260478901.html

See the main school garden site for more information and pictures:If you’d like to help, there will be a work party this Sunday at the Primary Campus Farm Field (behind SWA).

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More Spring 2014 Photos & Lunch Date!

IMG_3986-SMILE - Copy IMG_3987 - Copy IMG_3988 - Copy IMG_4058 - Copy IMG_4060 - Copy IMG_4067 - Copy IMG_4070 - Copy IMG_4072 - Copy IMG_4074 - Copy IMG_4079 - Copy IMG_4080 - Copy IMG_4083 - Copy IMG_4088 - Copy IMG_4089 - Copy IMG_4094 - CopyOur 7th Grade STEM class is excited to be helping in the planning our “Fresh Food for Lunch” kick off celebration! The school cafeteria will be including freshly grown produce from the school garden that day.

We will show our thanks and appreciation to our guests of honor, representing several groups. These organizations have been vital partners and supporters of the school garden:

Good Cheer has been largely responsible for starting and continuing the LMS garden. The garden has been providing service and science learning for our students, while providing produce for the Good Cheer Food Bank.

South Whidbey Schools Foundation has been supporting gardens throughout the district for many years, as well as showcasing our “Fresh Food for Lunch” project this year.

Whidbey Island Garden Tour has provided financial support of garden projects for several years.

Community Education Center has been helping to coordinate and support our efforts.

Cary Peterson has worked tirelessly to coordinate and collaborate with these groups. Her efforts are moving us forward, involving the MS students in the real-world work of growing food!