Archives for "Food and agriculture"
November 1, 2008 9:20 am
Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.
November 1, 2008 8:58 am
Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why.
July 1, 2008 2:46 pm
Every time a putt lips out, or every time a football bangs an upright, you hear the phrase: “It’s a game of inches.” Then there’s commercial fisherman Eric Hesse ’86, the subject of a photo essay. He works in an ecosystem of inches.
April 9, 2008 10:39 am
When Gabe ’02 and Amanda Waterhouse Clark ’02 bought Cold Spring Ranch in 2005, they were well aware of the task that lay ahead.
March 3, 2008 9:30 am
About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.
March 1, 2008 3:11 pm
Friends and family raise a barn, and some community spirit, at the farmhouse wedding of Kirsten Walter ’00 and Ben Ayers ’99
March 5, 2004 2:37 pm
Gloria Varney, owner of a farm in Turner known for its organic meats and dairy products, visits Bates College to discuss Maine’s dairy industry at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in Room G21, Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.
August 8, 2003 10:46 am
Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.
March 14, 2003 2:07 pm
Ken Bergeron, author of the award-winning cookbook “Professional Vegetarian Cooking,” will visit for two days of vegan food preparation with students and Dining Services staff. We welcome media coverage of the event, which marks the 19th anniversary of the Great American Meatout, the world’s largest diet education campaign, on March 20.
June 30, 1998 12:43 pm
Mark Howard, a member of the Bates College class of 1975 and an ardent reader and collector of cook books, will discuss history through the kitchen door in Cook Books as Narrative History: Two Hundred Years of American Cook Book Publishing, 1796-1996, An Overview at Bates July 15 and July 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is welcome to attend both talks free of charge.