2012 Issue of “The Dirt”

Welcome to our annual farm publication, The Dirt! We are grateful for the efforts made by the student farmers who contributed articles for the 2012 edition. We hope you enjoy this newsletter and that you’ll come out sometime soon to get your hands dirty with us!   2012 – The Dirt (pdf) Contents: News from the Farm   Jenn Halpin and […]

Cold calls

I started making cold calls this week to potential partner farms in the mid-Atlantic, and I will say that this kind of communication is harder than I thought! At first I was pretty shaky, but I think it just takes practice. Jenn did a practice call with me, which helped me to iron out the details, anticipate questions, and sound […]

Announcing new cheese CSA partnership!

New this year, we are excited to be partnering with Keswick Creamery and Silly Kids Creamery to offer a cow and goat cheese CSA to Dickinson Farm CSA members! This CSA will be run by a Dickinson alumna, Kalyn Campbell, who is also a former student farmer and an alumna of the Dickinson Farm graduate intern program! Learn more about […]

Dickinson College Farm: Student Farmer Positions The Dickinson College Farm has Student Farmer position openings for the 2012-2013 academic year. The College Farm seeks motivated students willing to get their hands dirty and work in a team environment to raise healthy organic food for our campus and the Carlisle community. Successful applicants are hard working, open-minded and willing to engage […]

Hidden Splendor: Discover Pennsylvania’s Cumberland Valley US Airways Magazine By JoAnn Greco April 2012 Excerpt, Page 3: Education Epicenter: Cumberland’s top schools train future leaders. Cumberland Valley boasts six institutions of higher education, including Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania College, Messiah College, and Penn State Dickinson School of Law. But two of the valley’s prominent schools find their home […]