• Stronger Together: Common Threads Launches a State-Wide AmeriCorps Food Educator Team

    When Common Threads launched school garden programs in 2009, our efforts grew out of conversations amongst teachers and parents who believed school gardens could be most resilient and best integrated into the fabric of their school communities if they were grown in conversation with each other.   Too often, school garden advocates were re-inventing protocol […]

  • 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. ***New This Year*** Common Threads is partnering with other similar organizations across the state of Washington.  If you are interested […]

  • We are hiring!

    We are currently hiring for a part-time Community Engagement Coordinator! The position is anticipated to start in early August. Come join our team and help kids fall in love with healthy food. View the full job posting here:  Community Engagement Coordinator  




We Grow Good Eaters!  Common Threads connects kids to healthy food through hands on gardening and cooking programs

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