College Farm Receives Food Alliance Certification

College Farm Receives Food Alliance Certification Dickinson Website November 21, 2011 Dickinson’s 50-acre farm program in Boiling Springs has been certified by the Food Alliance, a nonprofit organization that addresses safe and fair working conditions, humane treatment of animals and careful stewardship of ecosystems. Food Alliance certification requires on-site inspection and compliance with rigorous standards, including minimized use of pesticides, […]

College Farm Achieves Food Alliance Certification

College Farm Achieves Food Alliance Certification Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture November 17, 2011 Dickinson’s 50-acre farm program in Boiling Springs has been certified by the Food Alliance, a nonprofit organization that addresses safe and fair working conditions, humane treatment of animals and careful stewardship of ecosystems. Food Alliance certification requires on-site inspection and compliance with rigorous standards, including minimized […]

Dickinson College Receives Composting Grant

Dickinson College Recieves Composting Grant The Sentinel By Andrea Ciccocioppo November 9, 2007 Dickinson College is one recipient of a state grant designed to increase the use of composted material. Gov. Ed Rendell said the state is seeking creative and profitable ways to reduce the amount of organic waste going to landfills, while encouraging businesses to increase the use of […]

Annual Local Food Dinner

What better way to expose our students and local community to the vast array of resources that exist in the Cumberland Valley than to create a dinner made with some local ingredients? Since 2005, the Farm has worked hard to organize our region’s local food celebration. By contacting local farmers and charging the College’s Dining Services with the task of […]

Dickinson College hosts the nation’s first conference on farming’s role at its 180-acre farm Patriot News November 3, 2011 Elizabeth Gibson Jenn Halpin spotted an open patch of soil at her tightly planted farm that was big enough for one last crop of trophy garlic. The farmhands had finished morning harvesting. Bunches of carrots, turnips, Daikon radishes, lettuce, cabbage and […]