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University and Sustainable Student Farm work together

University and Sustainable Student Farm work together

By Stephen Nye

October 19, 2015

October is National Farm to School Month, a celebration of connections between schools and locally sourced food and the benefits that result from them. http://www.farmtoschool.org/our-work/farm-to-school-monthMDEJUniversity Dining Services spends $16 million — in dining halls and catering service...

Sustainable Student Farm grows year-round

Sustainable Student Farm grows year-round

October 22, 2014

At its intersection with South Windsor Road, Lincoln Avenue turns into a gravel driveway that leads to barns, sheds and a fenced-in seven-acre area of plots full of rows of plants. With only a few greenhouse frames and various crops outside, the Sustainable Student Farm is so much more than what it ap...