Farm Spotlight: Rachael Sclafani

“I am a junior Environmental Science and Biology double major, and I have worked at the farm since my first year at Dickinson. I live in the Social Justice House and I am the treasurer of Students Interested in Sustainable Agriculture (SISA). My favorite things to do at the farm are to harvest root vegetables and hand weed.”

Farm Spotlight: Sam Kilburn

“My name is Sam Kilburn, I am a sophomore biology major from Acton, Massachusetts. This is my second semester working on the college farm, and my fifth year in a row being employed at a farm. On campus I am involved in the Jive Turkeys (Dickinson’s ultimate frisbee team), the outing club, club soccer, intramural soccer, the treehouse and Dickinson’s […]

Farm Spotlight: Kenze Burkhart

Hi There! My name is Kenze Burkhart and I am a senior Archaeology/Anthropology major. This is my first semester as a student farm worker! However, I discovered my love for organic farming a few summers ago. I love working in the outdoors, getting my hands dirty, and ending the day with sore muscles. Whenever possible I ride my bike to […]

SEED: Biogas and Byproducts: Fuel for thought

Saturday, November 15th 10am-noon Suggested ages 9-12 Come learn all about the farm’s big burrito-shaped biogas digester. Take a trip to the pasture to collect some “fuel” and then watch as waste is turned into the farm’s famous “poopcorn!” Also check out the worm shack and learn how the farm replenishes the soil by re-using and recycling. Registration deadline, November […]

Farm Spotlight: Madison Beehler

“Hey Hey! My name is Madison Beehler. I am a senior environmental science major. I am fascinated by how community and food impact health. I study environmental health in the classroom and then get hands on experience at the farm! I started working at the farm the summer after my first year at Dickinson. This was a very shaping experience […]

Farm Spotlight: Will Kochtizky

“My name is Will Kochtitzky and this is my fourth semester working at the Dickinson College farm. I came to Dickinson largely because of the farm and I have never looked back. When I am not biking out to the farm or studying I am part of the Outing Club, Treehouse, EarthNow, Geology Club, and the Presidential Commission for Environmental […]

Farm Spotlight: Cindy Baur

Cindy is a junior Anthropology major interested in Food Studies and nutrition.  On campus she is involved with Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity, the Human Cultures House, a special interest house for Anthropology and Archaeology majors, and Senior Companions. “The thing I love most about working on the farm is how challenging the work is, because it’s so different […]

Pizza on the Plaza Friday, October 10th!

  Join us for Pizza on the Plaza this Friday, October 10! 4:00pm-7:00pm Open Mic Hour 5:00pm-6:00pm! Farm fresh pizza with all local ingredients! Declining Balance Accepted!

Date:  Saturday, November 1st Time :  2pm to 4pm Cost: $35 for non-CSA or PASA members and $30 for CSA & PASA members Location: Dickinson College Farm- 553 Park Drive, Boiling springs, PA 17007 Learn how to assemble a candle centerpiece from flower farmer Michelle Elston of Roots Flower Farm. This class will use traditional floral foam and bowls, but […]

Our second SEED class is on it’s way: Super Sun!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Super Sun! Energy comes in many forms…you use energy everyday and so does our farm! Feel the power of the sun while learning all about the farm’s solar panels. Plus discover the difference between the farm’s tractors, dive into our warm greenhouses, and try a sun-baked snack from our solar oven! Saturday, October […]