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Food, Farm, and Sustainability

Pigs, ginger, and tractors, oh my! Summer interns on life at the farm

Another exciting season is underway here at the Hampshire College Farm! This summer we have a terrific group of interns helping with everything from growing turmeric to breeding pigs to changing the oil in a tractor. One rainy morning over a hot cup of coffee and some doughnuts we asked them about their experiences so far and their future plans.  April Nugent, Ben Matcho, Lee Graves, Owen Aptekar-Cassels, Fiona Helen
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Nancy Hanson in field harvesting veggies

Nancy Hanson – 2017 Carol and Blair Brown Staff Excellence Award Winner!!

  Congratulations to the Farm’s own Nancy Hanson, CSA Manager and 2017 winner of the Carol and Blair Brown Award for Staff Excellence!! This prestigious, community-based award recognizes a staff member’s exceptional contribution to the College. As one letter of support says, “At Hampshire College, Nancy has provided exceptional service, created cross-campus connections, fostered diversity and i
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NOFA Summer Conference returns to Hampshire College!

Be part of this annual celebration of the organic movement! 2017 NOFA Summer Conference August 11-13, 2017 Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass. The NOFA Summer Conference is a three day solutions-oriented annual celebration of the grassroots organic movement. Gardeners, farmers, growers and food-lovers from across the Northeast will again share their inspiration and ideas for organic food, farming, health, activism, and
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Proposed Five-Year Strategic Plan for the Hampshire College Farm

The Farm STAR Committee has been working hard on a Five-Year Strategic Plan for the Hampshire College Farm. Please see the attached draft (dated May 17, 2017) to learn more about the Farm’s mission, vision, and goals for the next five years. Five-Year Strategic Plan for the Hampshire College Farm 5.17.17
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Farm STAR Guidance Document

Hampshire College Farm Steering Committee Sow to Achieve Results (STAR)   Farm STAR Guidance Document The purpose of this draft document is to provide a summary of the charge for the committee, keys to successful governance, and guidance for functioning of the Farm STAR, based on the work of the Farm Steering Committee in Winter 2014/2015. Hampshire College Farm: Steering Committee Sow To Achieve Results (STAR)
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Protected: Farm Star Meeting Notes May 2016

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Protected: Farm Star Meeting Notes April 2016

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Protected: Farm Star Meeting Notes February 2016

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Protected: Farm Star Meeting Notes Dec 2015

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