Stories about "Sustainability"
Friday, January 9, 2009 11:47 am
Anna Skarstad '11 wants to be a farmer, but she's not willing to hoe that row until she understands why. And she knows that farming is hard. "It's deeper, too," she says. "It's a life."
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:40 pm
The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the...
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 11:03 am
"You need to look at the whole food system" instead of the input-output view that typifies much of U.S. agriculture, says Alan Hunt '03, an agricultural policy analyst at the Northeast Midwest Institute.
Friday, November 14, 2008 5:08 pm
Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised...
Friday, November 14, 2008 5:02 pm
Professor of German Denis Sweet’s Short Term course “Wake Up! An Experiential...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 12:00 pm
One of the campus community's favorite gatherings, Bates' annual Harvest Meal is nearly upon us. The buffet dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Commons. Dessert and a "Trashion Fashion Show," a green-minded event where Bates people display apparel they have made from discarded materials, follows in the Gray Athletic Building.
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 2:17 pm
This issue reflects the College's ongoing Bates Contemplates Food initiative in myriad ways, including eight profiles of alumni who produce food in Maine.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 12:00 pm
Staff, students and faculty get together to make dinner and discuss a particular nation and its Creole culture, building bridges between different groups within the college.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:53 pm
Louisa Demmitt '09 and younger brother Daniel of Columbia, Md., saw a lot of each other during the fall, even though he's not a Bates student. After graduating from high school, Daniel cobbled together a gap year that began in Maine at the Androscoggin Apple Co., a family-owned organic operation in Greene. He plans to continue his farm work in the South over the winter.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:21 pm
Rice is a managing director at BlackRock, the country's largest publicly traded mutual fund manager. Within the volatile confines of the energy market, Rice is a star. His portfolios top out at just over $8 billion and his most recognized asset, the firm's $1.4 billion Global Resources mutual fund, has soared right alongside the increasing prices of natural gas, coal, and oil.