Resulting from the initial Farm strategic planning process conducted in the fall semester of 2014, President Jonathan Lash has issued a charge for a governing body that will oversee the Hampshire College Farm. The Farm Committee will be appointed by the President and the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty for two academic years and may be extended. The Committee will include three faculty members
Read the Farm Strategic Planning Report submitted to Jonathan Lash on January 27th, 2015 by the members of the Hampshire College Farm Strategic Planning Committee. This document is available for Hampshire Users only on the Intranet.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY—DRAFT FARM STRATEGIC PLANNING SURVEY January 9, 2015 OVERVIEW The Farm Strategic Planning Committee, comprised of faculty, staff, and student representatives reporting to President Lash and facilitated by David Grant, spent Fall 2014 “planning to plan;” gathering information, engaging new, current and former stakeholders, surfacing different perspectives, organizing critical issues and decisi
As part of the strategic planning efforts for the Hampshire College Farm, we are asking members of the Hampshire College community to complete a short survey. Your responses will help the planning committee of students, faculty, and staff better understand how the larger community of people who live and work at Hampshire thinks about the farm, and currently interacts with the farm. The survey will be posted until Dec
Hampshire Farm Planning Process: Open House, November 15, 2014 Facilitated by David Grant I. Paragraphs from the November 2017 Vision exercise: Participants were asked to visualize future headlines that report on a fully-realized Hampshire College Farm: 1. Cover of Science and/or NYTimes Magazine and/or online versions. Headline: Farming More than Just Food. Text: A small number of progressive colleges are re-thinkin
On the heels of the institution-wide Strategic Planning process of the past year, a committee has formed to lay the groundwork for a similar planning process for the Hampshire College Farm. Updates on the Farm Strategic Planning process will be posted on this blog regularly. The Farm at Hampshire College: Strategic Planning Meeting I September 24th, 2014 Office of the President Attendance: Jonathan Lash, David Grant,