Rugged, Rigorous and Rewarding

“Kristiana Amberger (environmental studies) and environmental-science majors Emily Bowie, Kyle Long and Brendan Murtha are serving intensive, six-month internships at the College Farm. And it’s not for the faint of heart: Farm interns live in solar-powered yurts on farm grounds throughout the growing season (May through October) and typically work outdoors for eight hours each weekday, often in the hot afternoon sun. Each is responsible for a specific farm operation but also learns about all different aspects of sustainable-agriculture production, such as metalwork, machinery operation, vegetable growing, crop and rotation planning and worker management. Along the way, they acquire skills that reach far beyond the agricultural sphere.” Read the Full Article and check out the Photo Gallery By MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson, , videos by Joe O’Neill, photos by Carl Socolow ’77 Dickinson College, July 2014 rugged, rigorous, rewarding 2014 news article

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