Dickinson College Organic Farm

Governor Shapiro Visits Biodigester at Dickinson College Farm!

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Video by Joe O’Neill; article by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro recently visited the Dickinson College Farm to learn about its award-winning biodigester project. He was not disappointed. “Think of what’s happening,” Shapiro marveled, speaking with fellow onlookers at the site of the… Continue Reading →

Social Media

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Follow us online for the latest farm happenings… Farm Instagram: @dickinson_farm Farm Works Instagram: @farm_works Youtube Channel: Dickinson College Farm – YouTube Facebook: Dickinson College Farm | Boiling Springs PA | Facebook Can’t wait to connect and share with you!

DCF Annual Report!

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Please follow this link to read our full annual report!  Click Here

DCF Sweeps Anything that Floats Competition on July 4th

The Dickinson College Farm student workers, apprentices, staff and friends have once again swept the field at the Anything that Floats competition just down the road at Children’s Lake in Boiling Springs, PA! The Farm team constructed two boats for… Continue Reading →

Alumni Spotlight: Mary Oldham ’06

Although the Dickinson College Farm existed only as a garden while Mary Oldham ’06 was a student at Dickinson, her involvement with the program sparked a passion within her that has shaped her career. Mary describes, “I didn’t know a… Continue Reading →

Steven Finley Alumni Spotlight

Steven Finley graduated from Dickinson in 2015 with a BS in Biology. Steven started working at the farm part time (10hrs/week) during the second semester of my junior year and continued working part time through my entire senior year. I… Continue Reading →

Welcome to our New Crew Leader, Kelsey Horowitz!

Kelsey Horowitz graduated from Dickinson in 2018 with an Environmental Studies degree. She didn’t work at the farm until after graduation, Kelsey was a first-year apprentice immediately following graduation and went on to become the second-year apprentice. She always wanted… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

Summer Student Employment

Full-Time Summer Employment Opportunities with the Dickinson College Farm! Students interested in gaining hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture are invited to apply for the upcoming summer season! Farm positions run from May/June until classes resume in the fall and include… Continue Reading →

The Best Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

Creamy Horseradish Mashed Potatoes 3 to 4 large potatoes (a good mashing potato, like Russet or Yukon Gold), peeled and cut into chunks (enough to yield about 4 cups of mashed potatoes) ½ cup heavy cream (whipping cream), warmed ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup prepared horseradish Shepherd’s Pie… Continue Reading →

Slow Roast Leg of Lamb

Ingredients ▢2.25 kg / 4.5 lb leg of lamb , bone in (or shoulder) (Note 1) ▢Salt and pepper ▢1.5 tbsp olive oil ▢1 whole garlic head , unpeeled, cut in half horizontally ▢1 onion , quartered (unpeeled is fine) ▢2 rosemary sprigs (2 = whisper of rosemary flavor,… Continue Reading →

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