Video: Living in a Yurt

You’ve heard of dorm living, but how about yurt living? Ana Amberger ’14 shows you how to live in a solar-powered yurt at the farm! Watch: http://youtu.be/dAsDLfzlzEU     

Biology major Sam Bogan ’16 discusses why he works at the College Farm and the beauty of impassioned research. Sam Bogan ’16 wanted to attend a college where students felt empowered to make a difference, a place where he’d find fellow game-changers with similar worldviews. “This [sense of empowerment] was a characteristic that I felt was missing at a number […]

Farming 2.0

Dickinson Magazine by Tony Moore When you think of farming, it’s all about software, algorithms and the Web, right? Programming languages, rapid prototyping and decision sciences? No? Well, it might be soon, as Dickinson professors and students have been teaming up to bring Farming 2.0 to the forefront at the College Farm. HEAVY ROTATION Think about the farm and its […]

Farmers’ Market, Wed., July 16th

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM at 2 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA Check out the Farmers on the Square Facebook page for a weekly list of vendors and market goodies! As the season progresses the quantity of crops only increases! Today at market there will be the first sighting of eggplant and green beans PLUS our farm’s very own veggie burger mix made […]

Twilight Tour at TOG and New Morning Farm

Tuesday, July 15th from 6pm to 8pm for a free tour of the Tuscarora Organic Growers Cooperative (TOG) and New Morning Farm. TOG is focused on small scale organic wholesale distribution from New Morning Farm as well as others from surrounding farms in the region. This program will feature a behind the scenes farm tour of both facilities and a […]

Calling all wood-fired pizza lovers! We’ll be debuting our “Food Truck for Foodies!” tomorrow at the 19th annual Bluegrass on the Grass music festival from 12pm-9pm at Dickinson College’s Academic Quad (201 W. High St.. Carlisle, PA)! Our menu features wood-fired pizza with certified organic toppings grown on our farm, from summer squash and broccoli to sun-dried tomatoes and sauteed greens! […]

Now Hiring 1 Additional Summer Student Worker

The College Farm is seeking applicants for one full-time position opening that will start at the end of this month or the beginning of August and run until classes resume in the fall. Open to current Dickinson College students only! If you know of students who may be interested, send them our way! Full Position Description Application

Learn to Make Simple Salsa in a Jar

Saturday, August 9th, 2:00-4:00pm Simple Salsa in a Jar $12 PASA or DCF CSA members, $15 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 delicious […]

Dickinson Experience Includes Cows and Plows

“It’s really rewarding, after a hard day of work, just coming out and seeing the product of your labor,” said graduate student Brendan Murtha.” The environmental science major hopes to one day run his own organic farm. Another unique aspect of this farm are the living accommodations for some of the farm apprentices. Their commute to work is a matter […]

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 […]