Student Farmers: Position Description If you have any questions please feel free to contact Jenn Halpin at firstname.lastname@example.org Student Farmers are the backbone of the Dickinson College farm, working in groups and independently on farm-based projects. Student Farmers can expect to work with the seasons and demands of the farm, from planting and harvesting and construction projects to livestock work and […]
Wondering what the College Farm has been up to for the past year? Click the link below for a full description of this past year with the farm, from production, to programming and finances. 2016_college_farm_annual_report
Looking for a summer job that gets you outside? Interested in learning about how food is produced and growing food for your community? A summer with the College Farm might be just the ticket! Click here for a full position description and link to the application.
Plant Breeding and the Future of Food Jamie Bugel ‘13 grew up all over the country, from Virginia, to Kentucky, to Wisconsin, to Georgia, to Florida. For the first decade of her life, her grandparents owned a small farm in Virginia, which backed up to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National park and had a […]
Nursing the Seedlings of the Community Anna Farb ‘12 came to Dickinson from Columbia, Maryland. When she was applying to Dickinson, she says that she knew and was excited about the College Farm and she started volunteering through Weed n Feeds during her freshman year. Anna became a student farmer her sophomore year, where she was able to explore the many […]
The Dickinson College Farm warmly invites you to join us for the 14th Annual Local Food Dinner! A culinary celebration that highlights the agricultural resources within our region and the farmers who raise them! Featured in this year’s menu will be a traditional Shepherd’s Pie with Dickinson College Farm lamb and a Vegan Shepherd’s Pie with Dickinson College Farm […]
The College Farm offers a unique opportunity to recent graduates interested in embarking upon a six-month learning and working intensive through our Farm Apprenticeship. These positions are full time and run from May/June until Thanksgiving. The apprentice positions include a competitive hourly pay plus on-farm housing in one of our yurts. As an apprentice, graduates will gain the skills, experience […]
Give A Gift From the Land! Farm-made gift boxes are a great way to share a taste of the farm with others! Our products are made with certified organic vegetables and other wholesome ingredients. Gift boxes offer a variety of combinations that promise to satisfy your appetite for seasonal goodness in a jar! Prices and Goods Box Options: Small = […]
Harrisburg based news magazine has done an article on SEED in it’s November issue! Check it out here.
Family Cow Farmstand Not all students, in fact very few, come to work at the college farm with prior farming experience. Scott Hoffman, class of 2012, and now owner of Family Cow Farmstand, is no exception. Prior to his first year of college, Scott had little experience or exposure to farms. He grew up in a small, northwestern Pennsylvania town […]