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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 →

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 →

Alumni Spotlight: Kerstin Martin ’11

Kerstin Martin graduated from Dickinson in 2011 with an Environmental Science degree. Kerstin first got involved with the farm through her Treehouse-mates and friends in the ES Department. She quickly became a regular Weed N Feed volunteer and often joined… Continue Reading →

Virtual SEED Lesson Plan Available

Discovering the Origins of the Thanksgiving Feast Suggested Ages 7 – 10 Click here for the lesson plan. Click below for supplemental resources Activities booklet Three_Sisters Carrot life cycle

Matt Steiman’s Guest Appearance on WITF Radio’s Smart Talk!

The farm’s very own Energy and Livestock Projects Manager Matt Steiman made a guest appearance on WITF Radio’s Smart Talk! He discusses the farm’s latest groundbreaking project involving turning cow manure and food waste into biogas to generate electicity! Click… Continue Reading →

Alumni Spotlight: Claire Fox ’11

Claire Fox graduated Dickinson in 2011 with a double major in Environmental Studies and International Studies. She began her journey with DCF as a student farmer in her senior year and went on to become an apprentice upon graduation. Claire’s… Continue Reading →

2021 Annual Report

Greetings! I invite you to review the accomplishments of the College Farm over the last year in our 2021 College Farm Annual Report. We welcome your questions and feedback. Please do not hesitate to reach out. All the best! Jenn… Continue Reading →

Alumni Spotlight: Evan Kendall ’12

When Evan Kendall ’12 started at Dickinson, he didn’t even know that the Dickinson College Farm existed. After discovering the farm during freshman orientation, Evan became an integral member of the farm team for the rest of his time at… Continue Reading →

Alumni Spotlight: Jack Seitz ’05

Jack Seitz ’05 is a true example of the interdepartmental goals of the College Farm. This history major’s experience with farming in the College Garden (before it became the College Farm) helped guide his path to a Fulbright fellowship, Master’s… Continue Reading →

Alumni Spotlight: Sharon Perrone ’11

Meet Sharon! She graduated Dickinson with a double major in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Italian Studies in 2011. Sharon was first exposed to the farm through her first-year seminar called “Food: Eating, Growing, and Globalization” – her last choice –… Continue Reading →

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