Celebrate with us!

Join us for a summer evening filled with live music performed by local acoustic rock band, Hops & Vines, and locally-sourced food from World’s Fare Catering. Admission to the event is free and guests are encouraged to bring money if...
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Gaining New Experiences

This internship has been an opportunity for me to learn about sustainable agriculture and how it benefits the environment, our health, and the community.

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Tools and Techniques gardening workshop

Join the Student Farm, along with the Lemont barn for a gardening workshop on Sunday, June 25 from 2pm – 4pm.

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Welcome!

The interdisciplinary Sustainable Food Systems Program sees our own Penn State campus food system as a living laboratory for engagement in sustainable food and agricultural systems by strategically linking classroom education with experiential education, research and community outreach.

We grow plants, and so much more… growing minds, growing community, and growing food!

Flagship components of the SFSP include a working Student Farm, a highly active Student Farm Club, and myriad opportunities for collaborations across Penn State academics and operations.

How to get involved:

  • Student Farm internships (Apply today )
  • For-credit internships
  • Coursework
  • Student-led research
  • Club membership or leadership
  • Volunteer
  • Sign up your group for a tour

Are you interested in bringing your class to the Student Farm for a tour, workday, or class lesson? The farm is a living classroom–come on out!

  • Request a tour or volunteer day for your class
  • Invite a representative to come into your classroom
  • Assign work on the farm for class assignments
  • Develop a project for your class through a course-client collaboration with the Student Farm

Contact: Leslie Pillen, lrp143@psu.edu

Our space is open to the entire Penn State and State College community. We host community and family-friendly events year round and we always welcome tour groups. For more information on events, check out our events page and follow us on social media! If you’re interested in coming out for a tour, sign up here.

Student Farm at Penn State

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