Students interested in gaining hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture are invited to submit an application for the upcoming summer season! Farm positions run from June until classes resume in the fall and include free housing, fresh organic vegetables and a competitive hourly pay. The College Farm seeks applicants who thrive in team work environments, are willing to push their own […]

Second Year Apprentice Spotlight: Conor Leary

  Back and better than ever, Conor Leary will be rejoining The Dickinson College Farm as our second year apprentice for the 2018 growing season. Conor made his mark at the farm last season, demonstrating his prowess with livestock as a first year apprentice. However, it seems that helping out on veggie crew ever so often left its mark on […]

February GATHER Tickets on Sale Now!

Feast with the College Farm at GATHER!    Join farm staff for a dining experience that aims to nourish you and build community – one bite at a time. Tickets for our February Dinner are on sale now. Our February 17th Dinner Menu with Chef Duane Miller FIRST COURSE Creamy Potato and Mushroom Soup served with Fresh Baked Bread Twists […]

Now Seeking 2018 College Farm Apprentices

Goal The objective of the College Farm Apprenticeship is to prepare aspiring farmers and recent graduates for leadership positions. We aim to provide apprentices with the skills, experience and knowledge needed to advance toward management roles whether on a production farm or within sustainable food systems initiatives. The experience is also applicable should apprentices choose to return to academic studies […]

  Goal:  This yearlong, full-time position will afford a Dickinson graduate with a unique opportunity to continue their connection with the College Farm and local food initiatives while developing professional skills in educational programming, program management and communications. Recent graduates who are self directed and have a vested interest in food-related issues and campus-based programming will thrive in this position. […]

Student Farmer Turns Green

Ilana Zeitzer ’20 Takes Home Second Place in Project Green Challenge Ilana Zeitzer, a student farmer and member of the class of 2019, is turning her passion for the environment into activism. This Biology and Studio Art double major recently competed and took home second place in Turning Green’s international Project Green Challenge. Turning Green is an organization “devoted to […]

Grass-Fed Lamb For Sale

The College Farm is now accepting orders for our grass-fed lamb. If you’d like to serve humanely raised certified grass-fed lamb to your family this winter, we have you covered! Pre-order a half or a whole lamb by Tuesday 12/5 and we will custom cut the meat to your liking. Or order some individual cuts a-la-carte. Our farm meats are […]

Apprentice Spotlight: Rob Page ’17

Tuesday, November 20th, 7:22 AM and all is quiet on the Dickinson College Farm. With a mere 8 minutes until the work day begins, the sound of farm apprentice Rob Page’s alarm clock cuts through the air. Never a fan of convention, Rob is awakened by a low ground-rumbling, dream-shattering gong strike, delivered by his fellow apprentices. Two spoonfuls of […]

Holiday Gift Boxes Now Available

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! Great for teachers, co-workers and foodies in […]

Apprentice Spotlight: Cindy Baur ’16

“Ciiinnnnnddaaaaaaaayyyy!” The call for our fearless leader rings through the fields. A red baseball cap appears in the cornstalks and bobs our way. En route to the rest of the crew, Cindy picks up two crates of beets, weeds all of the carrots, and weaves a wall hanging all while logging the morning’s harvest in the farm’s database…with her eyes […]