Volunteer Opportunities!

There are LOTS of different ways to get involved in seed-to-table food education at schools for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Please take a look at the opportunities available and email robyn@commonthreadsfarm.org with any interest!   GARDEN _____ School Garden Lessons: Assist Common Threads’ Food Educators with school garden-based lessons. Includes experiential outdoor education and facilitating small groups of […]

Volunteer Resources

Looking for some resources to help you with your volunteer placement? Have a look at what is available below: Volunteer & Intern Information Gardening with Kids Cooking with Kids Garden Angels Guide to Summer Garden Care


Common Threads Farm is a great place to volunteer. Whether your interests lie in education, nutrition, sustainable agriculture, building, environmental stewardship, fundraising or event planning – we likely have an opportunity that’s right for you. There are LOTS of different ways to get involved in seed-to-table food education at schools. Please take a look at […]

Volunteer Intake Form

Interested in volunteering? Please send an email over to robyn@commonthreadsfarm.org for more information or take a look at our Food Education Volunteer Opportunities 2017-2018 PDF Available for download.

Cooking with Common Threads

We had such a great time gardening this fall! Our students learned and experienced so much while exploring the wonders of our school gardens! Now that we’ve pulled in our harvest, planted cover crop and mulched our garden beds for winter, we turn to classroom cooking sessions and after-school cooking clubs…HOORAY!!! Our team of Americorps […]

8th Annual Harvest Dinner – a Community Celebration!

For our 8th Annual Harvest Dinner, over 100 friends and family celebrated with Common Threads the harvest of crops planted throughout the year, and the role of community in growing good eaters! Preparation began many months prior, of course, with cultivating soil and planting seeds! In the days and weeks leading up to the event, […]

8th Annual Harvest Dinner

Come and join us for a celebration of healthy kids and healthy food! The 8th Annual Harvest Dinner will take place Thursday, October 26, 5-7pm at the Whatcom Middle School Cafeteria. A community celebration, the Harvest Dinner features a seasonal menu of foods grown and prepared by kids, plus garden tours, crafts, games and entertainment! $10 donation supports Common Threads school-based […]

Introducing Common Threads’ 2017-18 Americorps Team…

Common Threads is growing! Our largest Americorps team yet includes Food Educators and also School Farmers, serving collaboratively to ensure community-wide support for thriving school garden learning spaces, increased outreach to families, after-school programs, and inter-agency partnerships. Find out who’s connecting kids to healthy food at a site near you! (click a link to read […]


As schools return to their rhythms and garden lessons commence, we thank and applaud our summer Garden Angels! Having signed up at the end of spring, Garden Angels cared for gardens all summer – weeding, harvesting, and keeping plants alive during some long hot days! The responsibility and resourcefulness supplied by Garden Angels are gifts […]