Localtunity 2014

LOCALTUNITY- We Buy: You Eat Shop at Farmers on the Square, Eat Healthier with Fellow Dickinsonians & Build Community A community opportunity- Groups of three or more Dickinson employees and/or students are invited to Shop Farmers on the Square (FOTS) together for fresh foods grown by local farmers and receive one $5 token per person to use at the market. […]

Free tours of Dickinson College Farm

Free public tours of Dickinson College Farm in September: Friday, September 19, 1:30-2:30pm Dickinson College Farm, 553 Park Dr., Boiling Springs, PA 17007 On Friday, September 19th at 1:30 p.m., farm staff and students will host a free one-hour guided tour of the 60-acre, USDA-Certified organic farm, including its vegetable-production and animal-pasture acreage and the farm’s sustainable energy technologies. The tour […]

Harvest Fest 2014

Friday, September 19th, 5:30 -10 p.m. Harvest Fest  Enjoy live bluegrass music, contra dancing, burgers, and fresh-pressed apple cider at the Dickinson College Farm. Transportation provided to and from the farm from 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Since the first Harvest Fest in 2004, this event has become a fall semester favorite among students. There is no better way to celebrate the […]

The Skinny on Sauerkraut

One way to preserve your fall harvest is through lacto-fermentation! This hands-on workshop will allow you to make your own batch of fermented vegetables for the coming winter. Carrots, cabbage, radishes, turnips, leafy greens and more. Saturday, September 13th 2:00-4:00pm The Skinny on Sauerkraut $10 PASA or DCF CSA members/$12 non-members Register: http://sauerkraut.brownpapertickets.com Presenter: Brooks Miller, North Mountain Pastures North Mountain Pastures is owned […]

Jillian Herschlag ’09 – 30 Under 30

Former farm apprentice Jillian Herschlag ’09 is one of Zagat Philadelphia’s “30 under 30”! We’re very proud. Yeah, young farmers! Read more: dson.co/1sy1otN 

Wed. August 13th Farmers’ Market

The Dickinson College Farm fields are filled with bounty. This week you can expect to find lots of juicy, sweet  and tangy tomatoes and melons, as well as numerous vegetables including eggplant, carrots, kale, onions, okra, and hearty greens. Plus our delicious fresh vinaigrette dressings like Garlic Scape Vinaigrette! Be sure to bring a bag and we will see you at […]

The Raw Truth: Kalyn Campbell ’10

“Only half of farming is physical work. The other half is the bookkeeping, the paperwork, the marketing and the management of employees. If you’re going to work at the scale of a small, sustainable farm, you have to not only be the farmer, but also the marketer and sales person.” – Kalyn Campbell The Raw Truth FOR KALYN CAMPBELL ’10, […]

Learn to Make Salsa: Great Holidays Gifts!

Saturday, August 9th, 2:00-4:00pm Simple Salsa in a Jar $8 PASA or DCF CSA members, $10 non-members Workshop leader: Kevin Harper-McCombs Register Celebrate a bountiful growing season through this hands-on food preservation workshop! New to canning? Farm expert Kevin Harper-McCombs will give beginners his best tips and tricks for quick and easy canning. Attendees will make and can a jar of […]

Farmers’ Market, Wed., August 6th 3-7pm

The Dickinson College Farm fields are filled with bounty. This week you can expect to find lots of juicy, sweet  and tangy tomatoes and melons, as well as numerous vegetables including eggplant, carrots, kale, onions, okra, and hearty greens. Plus our delicious fresh vinaigrette dressings like Garlic Scape Vinaigrette! Be sure to bring a bag and we will see you at […]