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 […]

Apprentice Spotlight: Tim O’Reilly ’15

    Looking out over the production fields, you spot a large straw hat bobbing in the distance. It’s Tim O’Reilly, hard at work. Though he is known amongst the crew for this single, iconic piece of headwear, Tim wears many proverbial hats around the farm. Whether cranking out wood-fired pizzas, scouting for insects, or generating biogas he is up […]

Apprentice Spotlight: Clark Chapman ’17

  It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No…it’s Clark Chapman! Originally from Gotham City Princeton, NJ, this comic book and fantasy novel enthusiast is one of four apprentices that have lived and worked on the college farm for the past six months. What are Clark’s superpowers you ask? Keeping our crops well hydrated tops the list. As Matt’s right-hand man […]

Chef Hugh Acheson Rolls Through Carlisle

CHEF HUGH ACHESON LAUNCHES THE CHEF & THE SLOW COOKERVIA BOOK TOUR WITH AIRSTREAM ENDLESS CARAVAN,ALL-CLAD and CHOLULA HOT SAUCE Award-Winning Chef/Author Rolls Through Carlisle for Book Signing, Cooking Demonstration & Taco Sales to Benefit Seed Life Skills WHAT: Join award-winning chef/author Hugh Acheson on his cross-country tour through 25 American cities to debut his new cookbook, The Chef & The […]

Are you interested in food and the environment? Do you have a passion for youth education? This may be just the position for you! The Dickinson College Farm is hiring a Farm, Cook, Eat Student Educator for the Spring 2018 Semester. This student should be passionate about sustainable, local food systems and inspired to share that passion with elementary school […]

GATHER Dinner September 9th

This will be our first dinner event of the semester and it promises an adventurous menu filled with creativity! Vegetarian and meat entrée options available Doors open at 6pm with dinner service starting promptly at 6:30pmClick here to MAKE A RESERVATION September Dinner Menu at GATHERFIRST COURSEChilled Cucumber Soup with Yogurt, Honey, and DillSuggested Wine: SAUVIGNON BLANC or PINOT GRIGIOSECOND […]

5th Annual Art on the Farm

5th Annual Art on the Farm A collaborative fundraiser to benefit the Carlisle Arts & Learning Center (CALC) and the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Saturday, September 16the fun begins at 4 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres made by local restaurants will be provided along with samplings of craft beer & wines. This will be followed by a light dinner made […]

Alumni Spotlight: Mackenzie Johnson ’16

  Turning Over a New L.E.A.F. Mackenzie Johnson (’16) came to Carlisle by way of Hamilton, MA. A Policy Management and Spanish double major at Dickinson College, Mackenzie was very familiar with the political, social, and environmental issues surrounding food production both domestically and abroad. Outside of the classroom, Mackenzie continued exploring the ways in which these inequalities affect the […]