Want To Work at the Farm??

We are currently accepting positions for Student Farmers, Farm-Based Youth Educator and Biofuels Production AssistantPlease go to blogs.dickinson.edu more information. Applications are due September 7th, 2015! Please note: these positions are open to current Dickinson College students only.

Caryn Sennett – Farm Graduate

Following graduation I will be attending graduate school at Boston University School of Public Health, pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Environmental Health Science. I am excited about the next chapter of my education and I am eager to learn how to identify harmful environmental agents, to prevent unnecessary environmental exposures, to improve community access to health […]

Madison Beehler rides on the back of a truck to get some seedlings that they were transplanting at Dickinson Farm Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. James Robinson, PennLive.com James Robinson |  

Cover Crop Roundtable

New Program Announcement: New Grower Cover Crop Roundtable Date: September 8, 2015 Location: Dickinson College Farm Penn State Extension and the Dickinson College Farm are excited announce an evening program targeted at new growers and growers seeking the latest information on cover crops.Steve Groff of Cover Crop Solutions will be our discussion leader for the evening. Opportunities and strategic cover […]

Art on the Farm 2015

Art on the Farm at the Dickinson College Farm  553 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007  Fourth Annual Award Winning Event Saturday, September 12th, 2015  Local Food + Local Art + Educational Programs = CELEBRATION! This unique event raises funds and awareness for two local initiatives that support sustainable food systems and celebrate the arts in our region.  Come and enjoy an […]

Where Are Our Graduates Going Next???

Lexie Raczka – My time at Dickinson, specifically my involvement with the farm and other venues related to food and agriculture, has allowed me to discover my passion for food systems. I find the complexity and interconnectedness of every stage of food systems to be both challenging and exciting. It was not until I came to Dickinson that I really […]

Turning Farm Waste Into Biogas

Nothing goes to waste at the Dickinson College Farm. Interns, along with the farm’s staff, constructed a small biogas plant to transform manure, duckweed and food scraps into clean biogas for cooking.

Where Are Our Graduates Going Next???

Kenze Burkhart – I will be taking a year or two off before attending graduate school for a masters in Geoarchaeology. My first six months will be spent working on the College farm as an apprentice, exploring my passion for sustainable agriculture, and focusing on livestock care. So far I don’t have any post-apprenticeship plans set in stone, but I […]

Where Are Our Graduates Going Next???

The Dickinson College Farm is so very proud of each and every student who graces our fields with their presence! This year, the College Farm will bid farewell to some stellar seniors – all of whom are bound to change the world in many amazing ways! Keep an eye out for updates on where these students – turned – student […]

Summer Farm Tour – July 11

Join us Saturday, July 11 at 10:00 for a walking tour of the Dickinson College Farm! Be sure to wear footwear suitable for uneven terrain and dress prepared for any weather. Tours will begin promptly at 10:00, last approximately one hour and are free to all! We look forward to seeing you there!! 553 Park DriveBoiling Springs, PA