Patriot News Farm Aid 2012: Musicians vow not to quit By David N. Dunkle September 23, 2012 Excerpts: Before taking the stage to perform on Saturday, Farm Aid icons Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews gathered at noon in a former […]

It’s time for Farm Aid 2012!

We’re participating in Farm Aid 2012, and we can’t wait! While you’re there, tweet us: #farmaid2012 – #dcfarm – #farmersrock! Concert lineup and schedule. Venue Info (including what you can and can’t bring into Hersheypark Stadium.) Jenn Halpin is one of three PA farmers who will be participating in the 12:00pm Press Event with Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson, Neil Young […]

What’s the big deal about biogas?

So…what’s the big deal about biogas? Find out by participating in the Center for Sustainability Education’s day-long biogas workshop next Saturday! Open to current Dickinson students, faculty and staff. Students get priority. There are only 4 spots left! Email websteda at dickinson.edu for more info. “Biogas fuel is a flammable substance that burns in a similar fashion to liquefied petroleum […]

The Dickinson College Farm “HUB Farm Stand” is open 11am-2pm every Friday through December. This Friday and next Friday, we will be selling Art on the Farm tickets! ($40 for one ticket, $75 for two!) The farm stand is located on the Upper Level of the HUB. We accept Student Meal Plan Declining Balance, Personal Declining Balance Account, and cash! […]

This is the 2012 Art on the Farm Press Release. For more information about the 3rd Annual Art on the Farm taking place this Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 please visit the Art on the Farm website. Thank you! http://blogs.dickinson.edu/artonthefarm/ For Immediate Release                                                       Contact Media Relations Sept. 3, 2012                                                              717-245-1289; media@dickinson.edu Dickinson College to Host “Art on the Farm” Fundraiser (Carlisle, […]

Biogas Workshop for Dickinson Students

When: Saturday, Sept. 29 Where: College Farm What time: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Open to current Dickinson students. Turning compost into energy? Yes, the farm does that, too. Come learn about biogas digestion, a highly advanced form of creating renewable energy that is made widely in countries like Germany and Sweden. Bob Hamburg, a biogas-systems expert and author of the forthcoming […]

We made up our minds on the approach we would take and got to work in the tomato field most affected by late blight. One by one, we cut the base of the diseased plants in order to sever their “life line”.  Plants displaying characteristics of blight on 50% or more of their foliage were killed. As we talked through […]