Education

The FARM Institute is an educational non-profit committed to connecting people of all ages and all circumstances to agriculture through the diverse operations of a working farm

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Local Food

Katama raised grass fed beef and lamb

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2016 FARM Camp

Registration for 2016 FARM Camp is now open!

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Spring Into Nature!

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Attention island families: If you need something for your kids to do during April Vacation Week, please check out Spring Into Nature! Those who sign up will visit a different Vineyard property every day and participate in some awesome programming with Felix Neck, Island Grown Schools, Sassafras, The Trustees of Reservations, and The Farm Institute. […]

Calling all Farm-Based Educators, pas...

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It’s hard to believe it’s already time to start thinking about next summer, especially as the island’s weather has just begun to feel like winter. But alas, here we are, mid-January and the search for 2016’s teachers and summer staff has begun. We have had so many great farm-based educators(FBE) that often we’ll reach out […]

Indigo Alchemy

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I admit that I am not a fiber person. I don’t know how to knit, crochet, or weave, and the idea of shearing sheep gives me the same phantom backache I get when I think about trimming a flock’s worth of hooves. I love putting on a pair of wool socks or a sweater this […]

Brine Time

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We all know it’s Thanksgiving. While I enjoy the holiday as much as the next binge-eater, I can’t help but feel inundated by the increasing amount of turkey, stuffing, pie, and pilgrim content that inevitably creeps into my life. I certainly don’t want to contribute to the problem with yet another blog post about the […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Seed Starting Workshop

    March 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Sheepapalooza

    April 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Spring into Nature at The FARM Institute

    April 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Eat, Paint, Love Your Body

    May 6 @ 5:30 pm - May 8 @ 5:00 pm