Blessings Lunch for Students of Organic Farm Training School, Greenbank Farm

contributed by Faith Wilder

March 10 was the first day of the 2014 Organic Farm Training School year. Faith Wilder hosted a Six Bowls lunch to bless the students. This was an opportunity to introduce them to the convergence of earth, art and spirit which Whidbey read more...

Apple Tree Garden – Center of Diversity

by Mara Grey

As the current volunteer caretaker for the Appletree Garden at Chinook, I feel like I’ve been given the freedom to create my ideal garden, a mix of roses, herbs, flowers and edibles. There are plants from all over the world; Russia, New Zealand, read more...

Growing Food at City Hall

Bernita Sanstad

Janet Ploof

by Bernita Sanstad

One of the most fun things associated with planting and maintaining the gardens around City Hall and the Boy and the Dog Park are the many and varied conversations I have with all the people who are attracted by read more...

New Bees at Chinook

by Maggie Mahle
The mission and principles of care and connection that are the core of the Whidbey Institute are a distinctive fit. My deep commitment to land stewardship, and growing food in a healthy way for the community fueled our move to South South Whidbey

Good Cheer Garden Work Party

The Good Cheer Garden work party is every Wednesday, 9 am – 4 pm. Come for as long or short as you’d like, and help us grow fresh vegetables for the Food Bank.

Picnic lunch at noon with soup and bread, plus salad greens from the read more...