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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 →

The Skinny on Sauerkraut

One way to preserve your fall harvest is through lacto-fermentation! This hands-on workshop will allow you to make your own batch of fermented vegetables for the coming winter. Carrots, cabbage, radishes, turnips, leafy greens and more. Saturday, September 13th 2:00-4:00pm… Continue Reading →

Jillian Herschlag ’09 – 30 Under 30

Former farm apprentice Jillian Herschlag ’09 is one of Zagat Philadelphia’s “30 under 30”! We’re very proud. Yeah, young farmers! Read more: 

The Raw Truth: Kalyn Campbell ’10

“Only half of farming is physical work. The other half is the bookkeeping, the paperwork, the marketing and the management of employees. If you’re going to work at the scale of a small, sustainable farm, you have to not only… Continue Reading →

Sam Bogan ’16 “Mesmerizing Intricacies, Beautiful Life”

Biology major Sam Bogan ’16 discusses why he works at the College Farm and the beauty of impassioned research. Sam Bogan ’16 wanted to attend a college where students felt empowered to make a difference, a place where he’d find… Continue Reading →

Rugged, Rigorous and Rewarding

“Kristiana Amberger (environmental studies) and environmental-science majors Emily Bowie, Kyle Long and Brendan Murtha are serving intensive, six-month internships at the College Farm. And it’s not for the faint of heart: Farm interns live in solar-powered yurts on farm grounds throughout the growing… Continue Reading →

Video: All About Student Farmers

Get your hands in the dirt! Check out this video snapshot of student workers at Dickinson College Farm in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. By Emily Bowie ’14!

Dickinson’s Energy Challenge 2014

To increase student participation in the 2014 Energy Challenge, which is running under the theme “student emPOWERment,” 15 residence halls will be competing for cash prizes in three categories: greatest reduction in an electric-heated building, greatest reduction in non-electric-heated building… Continue Reading →

OEFFA Certification Specialist

Julia Barton ’05 (Environmental Science and German), who was the College Farm’s first apprentice, is the Certification Program Manager at OEFFA. Check out OEFFA’s job opening for a Certification Specialist! Job Announcement Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) Certification… Continue Reading →

Lambing season!

It’s a lamb party at the farm! [youtube_sc url=”” title=”Lambs%20at%20Dickinson%20College%20Farm” border=”1″ color=”white” autohide=”1″]  

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