College Farms Conference Provides Food for Thought as Well as the Plate Chesapeake Bay Journal By Sara Kaplaniak December 2011 It was the type of crisp autumn weekend in central Pennsylvania when people cheer local football teams, find a fall festival or rake falling leaves. Dickinson College, located in the town of Carlisle, seemed sleepy. But looks can be deceiving. […]

Food (and Farms) for Thought

Food (and Farms) for Thought: Campus Farming and Environmental Sustainability Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet Blog By Jenna Banning For many young Americans, the college application process is one of the biggest decisions of their lives, and full of many important considerations – the quality of the academic programs, the competitiveness of the sports teams, and the number of campus […]

College farms conference provides food for thought as well as the plate The presence of student-run gardens, livestock operations continues to grow across U.S., Canada Chesapeake Bay Journal December 2011 Sara Kaplaniak It was the type of crisp autumn weekend in central Pennsylvania when people cheer local football teams, find a fall festival or rake falling leaves. Dickinson College, located […]

What is SISA?

SISA is “Students Interested in Sustainable Agriculture”, an organization designed to raise awareness of agricultural issues on campus and connect students to the College Farm. Each year, SISA organizes the popular Harvest Fest and Local Food Dinner. If you are interested in joining SISA, contact the 2011-2012 president, Megan Moody, at garden@dickinson.edu.