• Tasting honey

    Registration now open for Spring Break programs!

    This Spring Break, come join us at the WWU Outback Farm  – this vibrant 5 acre farm and wetland restoration site on the WWU campus is a magical space with large gardens, lots of trails for forest exploration and several sheltered learning and gathering spaces. The site is easily accessible by bike, bus, foot or car. Learn […]

  • Salad in red bowl

    Apple Cabbage Crunch

    Our third recipe of the 2015-2016 Winter Cooking session at local schools has been very popular! Let us know if you try it at home, we love to hear stories of families trying the recipes. Ingredients: 1/8 head purple cabbage 1 small carrot 1/2 tart apple small pinch of salt optional: cilantro For the dressing: […]

  • Volunteer!

    Spring is Coming! Come volunteer in the garden

    Can you feel it? Spring is just around the corner… Common Threads’ Food Educators will be back in the garden at 16 different schools starting March 21st until June 10th. We will need Educators’ Assistants at multiple locations: Mondays 8:30-3:00 Tuesdays 8:30-3:00 Wednesdays 8:30-3:00 Thursdays 8:30-1:00 We will also have some after-school gardening/cooking clubs at a few locations in Spring, and […]


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