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Stories and updates from around the Farm

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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