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Friday

May 8, 2015 9:08 am

2015 Watson Fellow to explore sustainable ranching in three nations

2015 Watson Fellow to explore sustainable ranching in three nations

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

Thursday

February 5, 2009 2:38 pm

The Farmer's Father: Steve Hoad '72

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad was raised by a mother who “understood that children were children,” he says. “It was expected that I would do things children do.” His outdoors experiences as a child and a desire to conserve land solidified Hoad’s dream to one day live with his family on a farm.

Friday

January 9, 2009 11:47 am

A farmer's life grows on Otis fellow Anna Skarstad '11

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.”