As a very busy double major in Spanish and Policy Management, Mackenzie Johnson’s favorite thing about the farm is”having a space away from campus where students, faculty, and community members can interact and create something wonderful together. Oh, and Bella too!” Her favorite chore was seeding, which goes hand in hand with her love for creating things. Now she is working […]
Archaeology major, Silvana Kreines, shares her relationship to the farm and what she has done with her life after Dickinson. “My time as a student farmer on the Dickinson College Farm was one of the highlights of my college career. It taught me the value of hard work and how feasible organic, sustainable farming is. My favorite chore was working with […]
Kenze speaks in her post about the work that she does with the livestock on the farm and how it has helped her become a stronger, more independent woman.
Nicole Smith is a farm worker with a passion for animals. Above she is pictured at her internship with Utica Zoo from the summer of 2015, where she was responsible for the care of all the hoofstock, including her favorites, the goats! While working with the farm, her favorite thing about it was the serenity of it. She says “the […]
Cindy Baur is a recent farm graduate, and she has decided that she wasn’t ready for her time with the farm to be over quite yet and is now one of the four farm apprentices. At Dickinson, Cindy was an Anthropology major. She says she knew about the farm when she applied to Dickinson and volunteered two times her freshman year, […]
Final GATHER dinner of the semester! Join farm staff for a dining experience that aims to nourish you and build community – one bite at a time. For information on menu details and to make a reservation, please go to https://dcfarmgather.wordpress.com/ GATHER will be Saturday, April 30th – don’t delay in reserving your seats!
The Dickinson College Farm is currently accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Academic Year: Farm-Based Youth Educator, Student Farmers and Farm, Cook, Eat Program Coordinator Students interested in working at the College Farm during the academic year have the opportunity to earn up to 10 hours of work per week at a competitive pay rate. The College Farm is a diversified […]
The College Farm is proud to provide grass-fed, humanely-raised meat for the community. All of our livestock are raised on pasture, eating a diversity of grasses and legumes. Farm Apprentices and student farmers actively manage the livestock, caring for them daily by ensuring that they have ample access to fresh grass, water and shade during the hot summer months. A […]
The College Farm is currently accepting applications for our 2016-2017 Education & Outreach Coordinator. 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 […]
Each year, the College Farm offers paid apprenticeship positions for graduating seniors interested in gaining hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture. The apprenticeship runs from May until November and includes on-farm housing, competitive pay and free access to products grown on the farm. In exchange, we seek motivated graduates who are eager to engage in farm-based learning plus develop their leadership […]