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Stonyfield Farm chairman to speak at Bates screening of 'Food, Inc.'

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1:30 pm

A Bates College screening of the food-industry exposé "Food, Inc." will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director of Bates Dining Services and with Gary Hirshberg, head of organic yogurt producer Stonyfield Farm.

Catherine Elliott '12 worked so that local kids could play

Thursday, April 16, 2009 11:49 am

On the lid of a yogurt cup in Commons, Catherine Elliott '12 of Edina, Minn., read about a contest that would fund playground upgrades for the organization that collected enough specially marked lids. "Wow! We have a lot of yogurt lids here," Elliott thought. "This opportunity exists -- what can we do with it?"

Bates student helps two communities win $50,000 playground grants

Friday, March 27, 2009 1:02 pm

In a striking display of altruism and initiative, a Bates College first-year student collected enough yogurt lids to win a national contest. The prize: $100,000 in grants to help create and improve places for children to play for communities in Maine and Maryland.