Organic Transition: The College Farm is Growing Greener Dickinson Website September 15, 2009 Something new is growing at the Dickinson College Farm every season. An equipment shed, a pond, greenhouses, solar panels and tent-like yurts that serve as housing for interns are among some noticeable additions to the college-owned and operated farm in Boiling Springs, six miles from campus. Next […]

Farm Team

Farm Team Dickinson Website by Jordan McCord This spring at the Dickinson College Farm, Kalyn Campbell ’10 is enhancing her knowledge of sustainable farming while also cultivating young minds through the hands-on outdoors curriculum she’s creating. During a three-month internship funded by a grant from the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education, Campbell is developing a “teaching garden” at the […]

Farm Tour

Farm Tour Dickinson Website by MaryAlice Bitts Anyone who has sampled the fresh-grown produce at Dickinson College’s dining hall knows that the Dickinson College Farm yields some of the tastiest and most colorful organic fruit and vegetables in the area. But how do we do it? On Sept. 13, Dickinson College invited the public to learn about the solar electric […]

Hoe Down at the Farm

Hoe Down at the Farm Dickinson Website HoeDown at the Farm The College Farm’s hoedown was a toe-tappin’, lip-smackin’ success. Approximately 150 guests braved rain and cool weather to attend the event, which brought together local farmers, community members, neighbors, students and staff for healthful, down-home fun. It all began when a nationally recognized roots band, Hoots & Hellmouth, inquired […]

College Farm to Host Cooking Workshop

College Farm to Host Cooking Workshop Dickinson Website May 14, 2008 A CookingForReal, workshop will be held on Saturday, May 31, at 9 a.m., at the Dickinson College Farm at 553 Park Dr., Boiling Springs. The Fee is $35 a person or $50 for a team of two. CookingForReal is an interactive workshop on how to use cooking to teach […]

College Farm Update

College Farm Update Dickinson Website by MaryAlice Bitts The lazy days of summer were anything but for the students and staff at the Dickinson College Organic Farm. At the peak of growing season, student interns and farm staff not only harvested and sold fresh produce, but also celebrated a new landmark, began new programs, welcomed new four-legged residents to the neighborhood, […]

USDA Organic: The Dickinson College Farm is officially certified, and soon will add cattle Dickinson Website February 8, 2011 The Dickinson College Farm has already received the stamp of approval from students, staff, community members and shoppers at the weekly farmers’ market, to name a few. Now it has another, albeit more official endorsement to add to its growing list […]