Farm-To-Table

Students help with fall garden and orchard harvest

The fall harvest season is in full swing. Orme’s garden and orchard have grown substantially over the last several months. Students in Sustainability classes during the day, and after school Gardening Activity are bringing in a bounty of food for Founders dining hall. Students are harvesting Goliath and cherry tomatoes, colorful peppers, zucchini, Big Jim […]

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Summer harvest begins

Although students may be away enjoying their vacation time, much important work continues during the summer months in the School’s Burpee Garden, Orchard and Vineyard. Recent harvests from the Garden include the very first tomatoes of the season, beets, carrots and kale. The tops of onions, which students planted last March, are just starting to […]

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Sustainable learning at The Orme School

In their Green Kids feature, the June 2015 issue of Green Living magazine contains an article by journalist Revathi Batola on Orme’s Sustainability Program. “With a mission to develop sound character, scholastic growth and an intellectual society for its students, The Orme School not only provides traditional classroom instruction, but also generates environmental awareness in […]

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Orme’s inaugural Sustainability Institute a huge success

The Orme School’s inaugural Sustainability Institute on May 30-31, 2015 was a huge success. It was well-attended by individuals from on campus and our local communities. Eighteen workshops provided participants with hands on experiences, giving them new knowledge and skills that they could try out at home. Workshops included making cheese, fermenting foods, raising Japanese […]

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