For the third Pi Day in a row we’re taking the opportunity to give back! At ACME Farms + Kitchen we love to see our kids learn where the food they eat comes from. This year proceeds from our Pi Day Fundraiser will be donated to the great organizations outlined below. We love the mission of all three and hope you’ll join us in supporting the invaluable work they do inspiring and educating folks on where their food comes from.
For Bellingham and Seattle area customers, orders for Blueberry Pie Kits are due by 10am on Monday, 5th. For Portland customers, orders are due by midnight, Sunday 4th. Visit our SHOP page to order.
Kits will be delivered March 8th.
Common Threads Farm is a Bellingham-based nonprofit that connects kids to healthy food in the garden, in the kitchen, and at the table. Currently, close to 6,000 kids in 21 schools across Whatcom County are gardening and cooking with Common Threads! Partner schools cover about 20% of the costs of food education, so your support is vital to providing the resources, information, and experiences to help ALL kids make daily healthy food choices for life.
Common Threads also offers wonderful CAMPS in spring and summer! Need-based scholarships help ensure that all kids can enjoy the opportunity to fall in love with healthy food–in the garden, in the outdoor kitchen, and at the picnic table! For more information, please visit Common Threads’ website: https://commonthreadsfarm.org
Tilth Alliance offers farm and garden education for kids and teens. Through farm and garden tours, mobile garden classrooms, and summer camps, youth discover where food comes from. Through Tilth Alliance, kids get the opportunity to taste fresh vegetables straight from the farm, tend and harvest crops, collect seeds, make compost, learn about worms, insects and other pollinators, and explore the natural environment in hands-on science based learning. Check their website for details on bringing hands-on experiences to the classroom and for summertime camps, tours and classes for kids of all ages: www.tilthalliance.org/learn/kids/kids-and-families
Growing Gardens uses the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy, equitable, communities. Through hands-on learning, people across Oregon learn skills, build leadership, and grow in a way that is true to themselves. We work with communities for at least 3 years to build strong partnerships and relationships. Growing Gardens envisions communities where all people have equal access to safe, healthy and sustainable food. We strive to become an organization that is community-driven where leadership is fostered at all levels.
Find out more about our work at www.growing-gardens.org