Walnut Hill Re-Visioning, High School Project Week

One of the high school LivingLAB elective groups chose to work in the garden at Walnut Hill in order to increase the accessibility of the space for young gardeners. The students went through the whole process, including research, site assessment, design, land...

Elective Projects, Linden Tree, Wind Sculpture

High School LivingLAB elective students finished their classes last week and completed projects which will be featured in the next few Weekly Updates. The cooking group harvested food locally and prepared three dishes using the barrel oven: fruit leather, peach...

Shelters, Nettles, Acorns

Grade 12 visited Jean’s Urban Farm to build scale models of survival shelters for the beginning of their History of Architecture block. While at the farm, the seniors harvested nettles for the fourth grade to process into cordage. Grade 2 has been using acorns for...

Hearth Planning, Food Forest Planting

Mark your calendars! December 3 at 11:30am we will be meeting in the hearth to design a work space next to the oven. All are welcome! Grade 5 continued planting in the food forest, and last week were joined by Glen Marshall, father of Dasan Marshall, alumni student of...

Visitors, Firewood, Seeds, Mushrooms

Grade 3 hosted Cedarwood’s 3rd grade for a garden work party, pizza party and combined Spanish lesson. We did the math to figure out that we collectively put 100 person hours into the gardens and food preparation! We are almost out of the firewood that was most...

Food Forest, Amaranth Porridge, Flower Salad

Grade 11 students Veronica Rousseau and Naomi Tyler visited Grade 5 to share the design process for the River of Life Food Forest. Mr. Conlon’s class (currently grade 5) will care for this garden throughout the rest of their lower school journey at PWS. Our Food...