Entries by Emma Guida

My Food Comes From a Farm Virtual Series

We are thrilled to announce that we’re turning classroom visits digital! Typically in the winter when we can’t be on the farm as much, SIC staff heads into classrooms to teach lessons about where our food comes from, the journeys that it takes to get to us, and the people involved along the way. This year, […]

“My Food Comes From a Farm” Digital Series

Hello students and teachers! We’re so glad you’re joining us for our “My Food Comes From a Farm” digital lessons. Read through each module and click on the links to learn with us. Scroll down for previous weeks. We are also offering Family Field Trips onsite at Topaz Farm this spring! Click here for more […]

Digital Field Trips Fall 2020

Hello students and teachers! We’re so glad you’re joining us for digital field trips. Read through each module and click on the links to learn with us. Scroll down for previous weeks. To access Spring 2020 Digital Field Trip content, click here. We are also offering Family Field Trips onsite at Topaz Farm this fall! […]

We Stand in Solidarity: Black Lives Matter

Food Justice is Racial Justice A statement to our community   We at the Sauvie Island Center stand in support of Black Lives Matter. We are saddened and outraged by the senseless murders of Black Americans that have taken place in this country for far too long. More than three-quarters of the students that we serve are […]

Introducing Digital Field Trips

Big news here at SIC: we’re turning farm field trips digital! We’ve been working hard over the past several weeks to develop curriculum that you can utilize while staying home and staying healthy.  Just because we can’t learn on the farm this spring, doesn’t mean we can’t learn about the farm. Our digital field trips […]

Digital Field Trips Spring 2020

Hello students and teachers! We’re so glad you’re joining us for digital field trips. Read through each module and click on the links to learn with us. Scroll down for previous weeks. Week 10 (last week!) Pollination Protecting Pollinators We have learned so much about pollinators together! We’ve learned that pollinators visit flowers to turn […]

Addressing COVID-19

As our greater community is taking measures to address the coronavirus, we at Sauvie Island Center thought it was important to review how COVID-19 will affect our programming and the precautions we are taking against it.  First and foremost, we want to emphasize that the health and equity of the students we serve, our staff, […]

We’re Moving!

Surprise! After 15 years operating on the grounds of Metro’s Howell Territorial Park and the Sauvie Island Growers farm (formerly Sauvie Island Organics), Sauvie Island Center will be moving next door to Topaz Farm in the summer of 2020. We’ve made so many amazing memories at Howell – and will continue to make more as […]