Archives for "agriculture"
Environmental major and Watson Fellow Caroline Caldwell '15 of Gambier, Ohio, poses with a friendly kid at Nezinscot Farm in Turner, Maine. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
2015 Watson Fellow to explore sustainable ranching in three nations

Friday, May 8, 2015 9:08 am

2015 Watson Fellow and Bates College senior Caroline Caldwell will undertake an exploration of sustainable ranching in Australia, Finland and Tristan da Cunha.

W_140521_Performance_Dinner_Nezinscot_52
Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:00 am

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

Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy '14. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

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

Planting time at The Farm at VYCC. (Megan Lubetkin '16/VYCC)
Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:35 am

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.

FPO-coastal mud flat
Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

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

Jesse Laflamme ’00, manager of Pete & Gerry’s Organics, oversees an operation that’s the antithesis of factory farming. Hens live cage-free in open barns, lay their eggs where they wish, and have outdoor access. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

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

Tomi Chipman '14 stands with her father, Doug, in one of their greenhouses in Poland. Photograph by Jose Leiva/Sun Journal.
Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

Monday, June 18, 2012 4:05 pm

The Lewiston Sun Journal profiles Tomi Chipman ’14 and her father Doug...

David Longdon ’14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent the summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston that uses sustainable urban agriculture to create access to fresh food.
Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

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

Heavenly Harvest in Nepal

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

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

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

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 8:46 am

The Sierra Star of Oakhurst, Calif., interviews geology major Brigit Anderson ’12...

Load more