SEED Workshops Start on Sept. 21st

The Fall 2013 SEED workshop series kicks off on Sept. 21st with “It All Starts with a Seed!” Spots are very limited: sign up early! Hop over to our SEED page at http://blogs.dickinson.edu/farm/youth/ to read more about the fun hands-on workshops and meet student farmer and artist Caryn Sennett!

Amazing Honey Bees!

Backyard Beekeeping with Rodney Morgan June 15, 2013 2:00-4:00 PM Register online today! ~To make one pound of honey, the bees in the colony must visit 2 million flowers, fly over 55,000 miles and will be the lifetime work of approximately 768 bees. ~A single honeybee will only produce approximately 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime. ~A typical beehive can […]

May 18th, 2:00-4:00pm Stalking Wild Edibles Register Back by popular demand, local forager Dawn Toutkaldjian joins Dickinson College Farm to impart her wisdom and enthusiasm for foraging wild edibles. This meandering workshop will take place in and amongst the fields at the College Farm. Participants will learn how to identify medicinal and nourishing edibles otherwise mistaken as weeds! Dickinson College […]

Event Focuses on Healthier Sheep & Goats

NEWS RELEASE Contact name: Rebecca Robertson Phone number: 814-349-9856 E-mail address:  rebecca at pasafarming.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2013 Field Day for Small Ruminant Producers Offered in Boiling Springs Event Focuses on Healthier Sheep & Goats with Parasite Management Training & FAMACHA Certification MILLHEIM, PA. [April 29, 2013] The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) is teaming up with […]

SEED: May Day Celebration

May 4, 2013 10:00am-12:00pm Suggested ages 5-12 Register Celebrate spring! We will plant new crops, make crafts out of recycled materials, and recreate a Maypole tradition. Parents are welcome to participate, observe, take a self-guided tour of the farm, relax in the shade or take a short drive into beautiful Boiling Springs. At the end of the program, children are […]

PASA Field Day

May 11th, 10am-4pm FAMACHA Certification & Parasite Management in Small Ruminants Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Field Day Dickinson College Farm, 553 Park Dr., Boiling Springs, PA More details or to register: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5634767742?ref=ebtn Parasite control and management can be a major challenge for small ruminant producers. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies that couple nutrition, pasture and grazing management with selection for […]

LEAF Project PA Hiring a College Intern

Internship Overview: Download the full LEAF College Internship description! The LEAF Project is seeking two college interns for unpaid internship positions in the summer of 2013. This internship provides an exciting opportunity to engage at the ground level of a new, innovative youth agriculture program launching this summer (2013) in Carlisle, PA.  While interning with the LEAF Project, you will […]

Gluten-Free Sourdough Baking Workshop

Better Than Sliced Bread: Gluten-Free Sourdough Baking April 13th, 2013, 2:00-4:00pm Register Dickinson Students: Register by emailing garden@dickinson.edu (limited spots available) More people are discovering that they feel better when they avoid foods that contain gluten, a protein commonly found in wheat and other grains. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use time-tested sourdough bread baking techniques and […]

Starting in the Fall of 2013, students have the opportunity to apply for four distinct positions. Please read the position descriptions carefully and be sure to submit your application accordingly. Currently Accepting Applications for the following paid positions for Fall 2013: Student Farmers Deadline to apply: Friday, April 5th, 2013 Farm Research Assistant Deadline to apply: Friday, April 5th, 2013 […]

Full-Time Summer Positions Available!

Full-Time Summer Positions Available at the Dickinson College Farm! The Dickinson College Farm seeks enthusiastic students interested in gaining hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture!  The College Farm offers students a unique opportunity to engage in a variety of projects relating to food production, renewable energy, livestock management, community outreach and more! Successful applicants will be hard working and good-natured with an […]