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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • Summer Camp Food Education Philosophy

    August 25, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    There are countless reasons why learning about food on a working farm is meaningful, but one of the most powerful is also the simplest: getting kids to try new things.

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  • VYCC Farm Crew Lends a Hand

    August 21, 2017 | Vera Simon-Nobes Nature / Natural Resources

    Our campus for learning isn't just for our program participants. We welcomed students from the VYCC for a tour, work-and-learn project, and to discuss our regional food systems.

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  • Protecting Water Quality at the Farm

    August 11, 2017 | Sam Dixon Agriculture / Food, Nature / Natural Resources

    Protecting water quality means continually evaluating our operation and being mindful of the consequences of our actions. Over the years, we've made many changes.

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  • Farming Update – August 2017

    August 9, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    We caught up with the farmers who care for the Farms' land, animals, and produce – here's what's happening on campus in early August:

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  • Hoofcare in the Farmyard

    August 7, 2017 Nature / Natural Resources

    Even though our Farmyard animals have retired from their working years, their hooves still need looking after.

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  • Osprey Report - July 2017

    July 10, 2017 Nature / Natural Resources

    Craig Newman of Outreach for Earth Stewardship tells us about the four adult ospreys and their chicks that have made the Farms' property their home.

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  • A look back at School Programs

    June 22, 2017 | Holly Brough Education for Sustainability

    As we leap into summer camps, we asked a couple of our educators to take a look back at a full season of school programs, in words and pictures.

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  • Energy Update, June 2017

    June 6, 2017 Education for Sustainability, Nature / Natural Resources, Sustainable Living

    National level decisions aren't slowing our fight against climate change: we’re taking concrete steps towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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  • Inn Kitchen Renovation

    May 18, 2017 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    The kitchen is the crucible where our farm-fresh ingredients are transformed into delicious meals - largely unchanged since 1987, it was due for an upgrade.

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  • International Group Convenes for Learning on ‘Human-Animal Interaction’

    May 18, 2017 | Vera Simon-Nobes Education for Sustainability

    Here at the Farm, we know that animals have magic. The conference helped us understand that magic a bit better.

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