Feeding Dickinson

Feeding Dickinson Dickinson Website By MaryAlice Bitts Photos by Carl Socolow ’77 Ask ten people to describe the perfect meal, and you’ll likely receive ten different answers. How, then, does Dickinson’s dining-services staff manage to feed so many people every day, each with individual tastes and dietary needs? Some of the folks who make that happen offered answers during a March […]

College Receives $93,000 State Grant to Expand Farm Composting Dickinson Website November 8, 2007   Dickinson College has been awarded a $93,000 state grant to purchase equipment that will enable the campus farm to expand and accept more organic materials from existing and new sources, including local businesses. The grant will allow the college to compost an additional 91,000 pounds […]

Sun Times

Sun Times Dickinson Website By Bill Sulon October 13, 2009 Physics major Sam Wheeler ’10 with the Solar Wheeler he built for use at the College Farm. Solar panels have been generating electricity and hot water for more than a year at the Dickinson College Farm. The lighting system in Stuart and James halls of the Rector Science Complex adjusts […]

Creative Solutions

Creative Solutions Dickinson Website By MaryAlice Bitts Photos by Jen Crowley ’12 Rain or shine, the Cumberland Valley Farm Tour must go on. So when they met with iffy weather on Oct. 1, the students at the Dickinson College Farm donned galoshes and gamely braved it. Sponsored by the Penn State Extension office, the Cumberland County Planning Department and the Cumberland County […]

Sustainability Schools

Sustainability Schools Dickinson Website January 4, 2012 The Dickinson College Farm is ringing in the new year with some Summer Dreamin’ – the title of the first in a series of educational workshops, which will be held monthly throughout 2012 as part of the Sustainability Schools program. A project of the Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), the Sustainability Schools […]