Archives for "Food and agriculture"

Tuesday

July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy, an economics major from Port Washington, N.Y., is one of two Bates College seniors to receive 2014 Watson Fellowships.

Wednesday

August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Megan Lubetkin ’16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

Wednesday

April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don’t do significant harm to clams.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Pete and Gerry’s is a “regional powerhouse, distributing ‘certified humane’ organic eggs up and down the East Coast.”

Monday

June 18, 2012 4:05 pm

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

The Lewiston Sun Journal profiles Tomi Chipman ’14 and her father Doug on the front page of its Father’s Day…

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Heavenly Harvest in Nepal

In Mount Everest’s shadow, Judson Peck ’10 studies villagers who use greenhouses to supplement centuries-old farming practices

Wednesday

August 4, 2010 8:46 am

Sierra Star interviews organic garden volunteer and geo major Anderson '12

The Sierra Star of Oakhurst, Calif., interviews geology major Brigit Anderson ’12 for a story about how international volunteer networks…

Thursday

October 8, 2009 10:23 am

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P'13 reviews Bates, Maine food

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P’13, sharing her splendid experience in Maine during Parents & Family Weekend, gives kudos to…