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  • 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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  • Protecting Water Quality at the Farm

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

    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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  • Garlic Scape “Dilly Beans”

    June 21, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    Because we see them at farmers’ markets, most of us know garlic scapes shouldn't be relegated to the compost pile. But what most of us don’t know is how to use them in the kitchen.

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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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  • Meet One of the Herd: Daisy

    April 17, 2017 Agriculture / Food

    Farm cows are work animals with one role: to make milk for our farmhouse cheddar. But as Renée LaCoss, herdsman at our Dairy for 15 years shares, bonds develop.

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  • Maple & Butternut Squash Oat Risotto

    March 17, 2017 | Jim McCarthy Agriculture / Food

    A meal perfect for the sugaring season: filling enough to brave the cold, but with a hint of the sunshine to come...

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  • We Are the Starter Cultures of Social Change

    November 15, 2016 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    We share author, food activist, and fermentation guru Sandor Katz's fervor for getting everyone involved with the food we eat. Inspired by Katz's work, we brought fermentation into the outdoor classroom with our preschoolers.

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  • Farming Update - early November

    November 14, 2016 | Holly Brough Agriculture / Food

    Just a rundown on what's happening on the Farm at this quieter time of year. It's not as quiet as you might think!

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  • Smoked Cheddar & Apple Empanadas

    November 11, 2016 | Jim McCarthy Agriculture / Food

    This delicious recipe combining our smoked cheddar with apples will be a guaranteed hit at any dinner table this holiday season.

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