About

Grow Whidbey is a collaboration between the Good Cheer Food Bank Fresh Food on the Table Program and the South Whidbey School District Farm and Garden Program, offering apprenticeships in community food production and garden-based education. Our goal is to train the next generation of growers and teachers in the field of sustainable community agriculture.

Apprentices will work in the following fields:

  • Organic food production:
    • For our local food bank
    • For public school cafeterias and school events
    • For garden and culinary classes
  • Education:
    • Of youth in our public school systems through garden-based education and culinary programs
    • Of community members and food bank clients at our demonstration gardens and farms