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What’s happening at the farm?

There are so many things happening at the farm right now, it’s hard to keep track! First, we want to welcome our new summer student crew. These terrific students work hard all summer long planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting to bring the Hampshire College community its fresh vegetables, herbs, and flowers for the dining hall and the Hampshire College CSA. They also help tend the animals – including
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The wildflower field is abuzz with activity

Passers-by the wildflower field at Hampshire’s main entrance may have noticed some “Bee” signs, along with some green flagging tape, in the middle of our beautifully-flowering field. These indicators surround a new, short-term home for a hive of honey bees who are being used to conduct research on a gut pathogen in bumblebees. Lynn Adler, a biologist at UMass Amherst, was on campus recently and noti
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