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 […]

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 […]

Sustainable Earth Education for Youth!

SEED Sustainable Earth Education Looking for the full list of workshops and registration details? Visit our SEED webpage!  

Full-Time Apprenticeship

Now accepting applications for one open Dickinson College Farm Apprenticeship! Only Dickinson College students on track to graduate in May 2013 are eligible to apply. Apprentices can expect to be involved in ongoing experimental and investigative projects at the farm, including insect, pollinator, and disease management; fertility, worm compost and compost projects; agroforestry, and other educational outreach functions to arise […]

Next semester (Fall 2012), Jenn Halpin and Matt Steiman will co-teach “The Pleasure, Politics and Production of Food”, a 300-level course in the Environmental Studies Department at Dickinson College. Course description: The “Pleasures, Politics and Production of Food” aims to provide students with a full-spectrum experience in what it means to be a farmer in the 21st century. Students will […]

100% Grassfed Beef in the Caf

Today in the caf, students and staff enjoyed “Dragon’s Breath Chili over Rice”, made with 100% Grassfed Beef from Dickinson Farm. Yum! Next up: Saturday, March 31st = Dickinson Beef Meatloaf in the caf!  

Need to get from campus to the farm via your wheels – bicycle wheels, that is? Check out Dickinson Bike’s newly posted 6.7-mi route from main campus to the farm.  

Jillian Roberts, Dickinson ’08 Social Media Specialist, Campus Kitchens Project February 6, 2012 Where are you from originally? Pelham, New Hampshire Where do you live now? I live in Arlington, Virginia, but CKP is located in Washington, DC. Tell us a little bit about CKP and what you do there? CKP is the national arm of DC Central Kitchen, which […]

Seeding the Future: Cultivating the College Farm From the Field to the Classroom Friday October 14 – Saturday October 15, 2011 Dickinson College, Carlisle PA Full Schedule (PDF file) Registration More Information at Conference Website Join us for a premiere conference on beginning, improving, and utilizing farms and gardens in undergraduate liberal arts education. From creating compost to developing new […]