Want To Work at the Farm??

We are currently accepting positions for Student Farmers, Farm-Based Youth Educator and Biofuels Production AssistantPlease go to blogs.dickinson.edu more information. Applications are due September 7th, 2015! Please note: these positions are open to current Dickinson College students only.

Caryn Sennett – Farm Graduate

Following graduation I will be attending graduate school at Boston University School of Public Health, pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Environmental Health Science. I am excited about the next chapter of my education and I am eager to learn how to identify harmful environmental agents, to prevent unnecessary environmental exposures, to improve community access to health […]

Madison Beehler rides on the back of a truck to get some seedlings that they were transplanting at Dickinson Farm Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. James Robinson, PennLive.com James Robinson |  

Cover Crop Roundtable

New Program Announcement: New Grower Cover Crop Roundtable Date: September 8, 2015 Location: Dickinson College Farm Penn State Extension and the Dickinson College Farm are excited announce an evening program targeted at new growers and growers seeking the latest information on cover crops.Steve Groff of Cover Crop Solutions will be our discussion leader for the evening. Opportunities and strategic cover […]

Don’t Run, Frolic!

The Dickinson College Farm is getting ready for our second annual Farm Frolics event! Farm Frolics, co-hosted by the Office of Student Leadership and Campus Engagement (SLCE), is on September 5th from 2-6pm at the College Farm. The event is designed to celebrate the first week of school and create a more connected campus community. There will be folk music […]

Art on the Farm 2015

Art on the Farm at the Dickinson College Farm  553 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007  Fourth Annual Award Winning Event Saturday, September 12th, 2015  Local Food + Local Art + Educational Programs = CELEBRATION! This unique event raises funds and awareness for two local initiatives that support sustainable food systems and celebrate the arts in our region.  Come and enjoy an […]

Where Are Our Graduates Going Next???

Lexie Raczka – My time at Dickinson, specifically my involvement with the farm and other venues related to food and agriculture, has allowed me to discover my passion for food systems. I find the complexity and interconnectedness of every stage of food systems to be both challenging and exciting. It was not until I came to Dickinson that I really […]

The Farm just finished hosting the third year of Camp D.I.G.! Camp D.I.G. is a sustainability focused summer camp organized by the Center for Sustainability Education, The Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring and the Dickinson College Farm. The camp is available to interested youth in the area. Throughout the camp, counselors strive to connect campers to the place in which […]

Turning Farm Waste Into Biogas

Nothing goes to waste at the Dickinson College Farm. Interns, along with the farm’s staff, constructed a small biogas plant to transform manure, duckweed and food scraps into clean biogas for cooking.

Where Are Our Graduates Going Next???

Kenze Burkhart – I will be taking a year or two off before attending graduate school for a masters in Geoarchaeology. My first six months will be spent working on the College farm as an apprentice, exploring my passion for sustainable agriculture, and focusing on livestock care. So far I don’t have any post-apprenticeship plans set in stone, but I […]