• Healthy soil, healthy kids

    Dirt made my lunch, dirt made my lunch…. Thank you dirt, thanks a bunch, ‘cuz dirt made my lunch. -Banana Slug String Band Ask just about any 2nd grader with a Common Threads school garden, and they’ll tell you how important “dirt” is… But what are kids learning about soil? Soil is the mixture of minerals, […]

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    Summer Garden Care Volunteer Sign Up

    Would you like to help care for one or more school gardens over the summer? The links here (below) will take you to a Sign Up Genius for each garden so you can sign up! Common Threads Americorps Food Educators will wrap up their service by contacting all Summer Garden Care Volunteers for site-based trainings […]

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    2018-2019 AmeriCorps Food Educator and School Farmer positions now open!

    We are excited to announce that our AmeriCorps Food Educator and AmeriCorps School Farmer positions are now open! We’re recruiting a team of AmeriCorps members for a service term that runs from 9/1/2018 to 7/15/2019. Applicants can apply to one or both positions, depending on interest and experience. If you (or friends you know) are excited about helping […]




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