Farmers on the Square is back!

May 1st, 2013, 3pm-7pm First outdoor market of the season! Like Farmers on the Square on Facebook to receive the latest updates and news about weekly vendors, guest vendors, cooking demos and more! Starting on May 1st, Farmers on the Square is back to its weekly schedule from 3pm-7pm every Wednesday at the intersection of High and Hanover Streets in […]

CSA Applications due by May 1st!

Open to Dickinson faculty, staff, administrators, students, alumni and retirees only. Not a Dickinson community member? Sign up for our Community Waitlist!  The Dickinson College Farm Campus Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a 24-week subscription program that offers freshly-harvested, Certified Organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. The 2013 CSA program will commence in mid-May and run […]

Canceled: HUB Stand Friday, May 3rd

Mark your calendars: here is the Holland Union Building (HUB) farm stand schedule for the remainder of the semester. Declining balance, cash accepted! CANCELED: Friday, May 3rd, 11am-2pm Please visit us at the Farmers on the Square market on Wednesday, 3pm-7pm instead! DC Farm HUB Stand Located by the HUB Information Desk on the main level. HUB Street Address: 28 […]

SEED: May Day Celebration

May 4, 2013 10:00am-12:00pm Suggested ages 5-12 Register Celebrate spring! We will plant new crops, make crafts out of recycled materials, and recreate a Maypole tradition. Parents are welcome to participate, observe, take a self-guided tour of the farm, relax in the shade or take a short drive into beautiful Boiling Springs. At the end of the program, children are […]

PASA Field Day

May 11th, 10am-4pm FAMACHA Certification & Parasite Management in Small Ruminants Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Field Day Dickinson College Farm, 553 Park Dr., Boiling Springs, PA More details or to register: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5634767742?ref=ebtn Parasite control and management can be a major challenge for small ruminant producers. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies that couple nutrition, pasture and grazing management with selection for […]

Hiring Farm Weekend Field Crew Member

We are currently accepting applications for the following seasonal position: Weekend Field Crew Member (mid-June to mid-September) Our opening for a Packing House Assistant (mid-June to end of September) has been filled! Looking for paid positions open to Dickinson students? Visit our “Employment” page!

Hiring Dining Services Sustainability Intern

Paid Position  Interested in making a difference in Dickinson’s food system? Dickinson’s Dining Services is hiring a Sustainability Intern as the student liaison between Dining Services and the campus community for sustainability related projects. The intern is expected to delve deeply into projects relevant to Dickinson’s food system. Projects may range from enhancing Dining Services’ relationship with regional farms to […]

Children can learn about dinner at Dickinson College Farm By Allison Dougherty | Special to PennLive April 11, 2013 I do not fear food. Isn’t that brave of me? Seriously, some people seem to be awfully cautious about their food. I’m not talking about those with very real dietary restrictions, but perfectly normal people with perfectly normal chemistry who are […]

Earth Fest = Youth Activities!

Spring/Earth Fest is coming soon, and there’s a brand new addition this year: a tent filled with educational and interactive activities for youth and families! Mark your calendars: Sat., April 20th, 10am-2:30pm The tent, called “Love the World We’re In” will be located on Britton Plaza (W. High St. by the Dickinson College Library). There will be 12 different educational […]

LEAF Project PA Hiring a College Intern

Internship Overview: Download the full LEAF College Internship description! The LEAF Project is seeking two college interns for unpaid internship positions in the summer of 2013. This internship provides an exciting opportunity to engage at the ground level of a new, innovative youth agriculture program launching this summer (2013) in Carlisle, PA.  While interning with the LEAF Project, you will […]