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Faces Behind Your Food Presents: Farmer Jason Dragon!

Here is the third of our Faces Behind Your Food interviews, this time with Jason Dragon, Assistant Director for Vegetables and Student Outreach. We hope this series has helped you learn more about the folks behind your food here at Hampshire College. Hopefully we will be able to continue this series next semester. In the meantime, thanks for watching!
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Faces Behind Your Food Presents: Executive Chef Jamil Asad!

Check out this great interview with Executive Chef Jamil Asad, done by our Kendall Food Systems Intern, Quinn Thomashow. This is the first in a series of several interviews with a variety of people involved in the food systems work here at Hampshire. We hope it gives you a better sense of who the folks are who work so hard to bring your food from the farm to your plate. Enjoy!  
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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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1200 Pounds of Blueberries Bound for Campus Dining Hall!

How many blueberries would it take to feed Hampshire College for a year? This was the question campus farmer Nancy Hanson asked dining service general manager Jim Lachance last July. Farmer Nancy proposed to take her hard working crew of student farmers out of the campus vegetable fields and up to the blueberry barrens of the Berkshires to pick enough berries to supply the dining for the entire school year. According
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Edible Pioneer Valley features Hampshire Farm

Our fertile valley is just starting to burst with early summer produce. Farm stands are laden with plump red strawberries and farmers market stalls are stuffed with glorious greens, pea shoots, and the last of spring asparagus. With this bountiful backdrop, the relaunch of the beloved publication Edible Pioneer Valley could not come at a better time! We are thrilled that there will be a chronicle of the exciting agri
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