• School Gardens

    School Gardens

    The Common Threads School Garden Collective was born of the recognition that school gardens, though relatively easy to start, are more difficult to sustain over the long run in ways that are meaningfully connected to the classroom, the cafeteria and the community. At Common Threads, our experience has been that the tipping point for school […]

  • Farm-Camp

    Farm Camp

    Join us as we plant and tend vegetables, prepare delicious food straight out of the garden, visit with animals like ducks and sheep, and learn through hands-on exploration and experimentation. Count on dirty hands, silly stories, and yummy fresh-from-the-garden snacks! Recommended for kids ages 4-7. New in 2014, add to Farm Camp: Thursday Lunch Details: Farm […]

  • Preschool-in-the-Garden

    Preschool in the Garden

    The Preschool in the Garden is a morning program for our youngest farmers, ages 2-6.  This program includes a healthy snack and lots of hands on learning. Parents are very welcome to stay and participate, or to drop off and pick-up. Details: Preschool in the Garden Time: 10:00am-11:30am Cost: $75/person* Need-based fee reductions are available, please contact […]

  • Wednesday-Early-Release

    Thursday Early Release Program

    Looking for a good way for your child to spend time on early release Thursdays? Join us as we learn about healthy food, while working and playing outdoors! Song, story, art, cooking, gardening and care for farm animals are a regular part of these Thursday afternoon programs. Walking school bus transportation is available from Happy Valley […]

  • Camp-Pizza

    Camp Pizza

    Why not start the conversation about healthy food by delving into the story of some old favorites? Join us as we go from soil to grain to flour to dough; from milk to cheese; from seeds to veggies to garden fresh sauce.

Using well-loved foods as our organizing theme, we invite your child to put on […]

  • Camp-Pasta

    Camp Pasta

    If your child feels like she’s “been there, done that” with Camp Pizza, then you’ll enjoy this slightly new twist on the old theme. This camp is open to anyone, but came to life especially in response to the parents who said, “my kid would love to come back, but we want to make sure […]


At Common Threads, we grow good people, healthy food and strong communities through hands-on, seed-to-table educational experiences.