Alumni Spotlight: Scott Hoffman ’12

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 […]

Alumni Spotlight: Kyle Long ’14

  After growing up in a farmhouse that dates back to the 1800s, Kyle Long had a connection to farming from childhood. Kyle was a student farmer at the college farm and then after graduation, was an apprentice for 6 months. After departing the Dickinson College Farm, Kyle realized he just couldn’t shake the farming bug. Kyle has since started […]

Alumni Spotlight: Steven Finley ’15

Originally from Chambersburg, PA, past student farmer and apprentice, Steven Finely, has recently moved on to work at Red Fire Farm in Montague, Massachusetts. In terms of organic farming, RFF is on the larger end of farms, with about 110 acres of diversified organic vegetable production at the Montague property and around 80 acres at their second location in Granby, […]

Alumni Spotlight: David Golden ’14

  David the Durango-tang and Composting in Colorado  Originally from Loudon County, Virginia, David Golden grew up with dreams of becoming a professional adventurer, “like the kind that discovers new continents and whatnot”. When he realized that was probably not going to happen, he didn’t really latch onto another single, specific thing that he wanted to pursue; “since then I’ve […]

Bread&Puppet Theater Troupe at the farm!

Mark your Calendars! Thursday, October 20th @6:30PM Bread&Puppet theater troupe is coming to the farm!  Tickets are free and available for pick up Monday-Friday in Montgomery house on campus. Montgomery is the white building between the HUB and ATS.  Transportation to the farm is provided and it is required that you take it, as there will be no parking available on the farm. […]

GATHER Saturday, November 12th 6PM

Join us for a high-class culinary experience that reflects the flavors of the College Farm by making a reservation at GATHER, our monthly pop-up restaurant held in the Stern Center – Saturday, November 12th. Dinner guests can expect to be treated to a gourmet four course meal prepared by area chefs with the help of student farmers. November’s dinner promises an […]

This semester’s Events with the Farm!

Weed N Feed! Every Friday, 1-5PM September: 4th – Activities Fair! 2-4PM on the Academic Quad. Come find us and sign up for ways to get involved at the farm! 10th –  Tour of Keswick Creamery’s Farm. Leave from Kaufman parking lot at 12:30PM GATHER 5PM Stern Great Room. Our monthly farm to table pop up restaurant. SOLD OUT. 17th […]

A Summer Full of Gas

Rising seniors Emily Whitaker and Sean Jones joined the farm team this summer to continue working on a research project from the spring semester. When asked to talk about it, Emily was kind enough to go into detail about how exactly biogas works and some of the science behind it. She says, “biogas digestion converts organic wastes into burnable methane gas, […]

GATHER Saturday, 09/10/16 SOLD OUT

Come and enjoy the College Farm through a unique fine dining culinary experience that reflects the flavors of the season!  GATHER, the farm’s monthly pop-up restaurant will be held on Saturday, September 10th in the Stern Center.  Dinner guests will be treated to a gourmet four course meal prepared by celebrity chef, Hugh Acheson from Athens, Georgia!  For more information on […]

Alumni Spotlight: Sam Bogan ’16

When asked for an update to what he’s doing after college, recent farm graduate Sam Bogan had some exciting things to share.  “Working on the college farm was a big turning point for me. I relished in catching expressions on the faces of those who were new to the farm, but wasted no time in gleefully losing themselves in a […]