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Winthrop: June 22, 2016

Winthrop: June 22, 2016

By Ashley Lodato No one (except, perhaps, those who held outdoor weddings on Saturday) should complain about the rain, but I’m going to indulge a little whining about the mid-June frost – following on the heels of a heat wave, no less ? that dashed my hopes of a bumper crop of beans, potatoes and zucchini....
Series of Classroom in Bloom workshops begin soon

Series of Classroom in Bloom workshops begin soon

Classroom in Bloom, the garden on the Methow Valley School District campus, is offering a series of monthly workshops from April 16 through October on gardening and food preservation. Current and aspiring gardeners, chefs and beekeepers can take individual classes or sign up for the entire series. The classes are geared toward adults. Locations vary...
Methow Valley school kids enjoy local lunch

Methow Valley school kids enjoy local lunch

It’s not every day that people actually go out of their way to eat lunch in a school cafeteria. But last Wednesday (Feb. 3), parents and community members joined all the students in the Methow Valley School District for a special meal of local foods to celebrate Winter Taste Washington Day. Many of the ingredients — including...
Conservancy names annual award winners

Conservancy names annual award winners

The Methow Conservancy announced the recipients of its 2015 Methow Conservation Awards at an event last week. Classroom in Bloom is the winner of the Ken White Award — honoring those who carry on Ken White’s love for the Methow Valley — in recognition of the program’s commitment to inspiring young people to understand agriculture, ecology, and natural history...
Learn and dine with MV students at party, farmers market and harvest lunch

Learn and dine with MV students at party, farmers market and harvest lunch

Classroom in Bloom — a program that teaches Methow Valley School District students about organic gardening, soil science, nutrition and more — is hosting an open house and party at the school garden on Thursday (Sept. 24) from 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Community News briefs: July 29, 2015

Community News briefs: July 29, 2015

Meet Community School teachers The Methow Valley Community School in Twisp will host a “meet the teachers” open house on Monday (Aug. 3) from 5 – 7 p.m. Information will also be available about the school’s learning theme for the next school year, and new pre-school and home school programs. For more information, call 997-4447. Ice cream...
Kiwanis projects upgrade facilities at Classroom in Bloom, Little Star Montessori

Kiwanis projects upgrade facilities at Classroom in Bloom, Little Star Montessori

An industrious crew of volunteers is upgrading outdoor structures that are used for learning and play by students at two local schools. Winthrop Kiwanis members Don Carlson, Carl Miller, Bob Stone, Dick Evans and John Owen were at Classroom in Bloom — the teaching garden at Methow Valley Elementary School — on ...
Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by...
To market, to market …

To market, to market …

Fourth graders in Tiffany Surface’s class at Methow Valley Elementary ran their own student farmers market at the Classroom in Bloom garden on Thursday. Students displayed and labeled produce with cards that they had made, weighed squash, onions, kale, cabbage and tomatoes, calculated costs based on price per pound or item, took payment from customers...
Classroom in Bloom kicks off year with farmers market

Classroom in Bloom kicks off year with farmers market

By Laurelle Walsh
Classroom in Bloom invites parents and community members to attend its annual student farmers market on two days next week: Oct. 1, recognized across the state as Taste Washington Day, and Oct. 2. Students will be at the market during their class time either day: 4th graders …