Student Farm In The News

The Student Farm at Penn State hosted a Summer Solstice Celebration the evening of June 21 welcoming the public to enjoy an evening of music, locally-grown foods, and tours of one-acre, working vegetable farm The Student Farm is a living laboratory for engagement in sustainable food and agricultural systems that strategically links classroom education with experiential education, research and community outreach.

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Student Farm hosts Summer Solstice Celebration

Penn State News, Patrick Mansell

“The Student Farm is proof that when the Penn State community comes together to accomplish a goal, anything is possible.”

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Farm

Penn State News, Olivia Hort

Although Alyssa Gurkis and Hayly Hoch are both students in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, they didn’t know each other when they embarked on a 10-week food-system internship last summer with Penn State Extension-Allegheny County. Now they’re close friends, roommates, and collaborators on a food-system project of their own.

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From strangers to business partners: Internship plants seeds of collaboration

Penn State News, Kristen Devlin

Contact Information

 

For general inquiries:

studentfarm@psu.edu

 

For media requests:

Student Farm Communications Intern, Olivia Hort: oxh5018@psu.edu

Highlight in Penn State’s The year in review, in news and images: A look back at 2016

“Stefan Gawlowicz, managing chef with Penn State Housing and Food Services, prepared sample salads for guests at the Student Farm Fall Harvest Festival on Sept. 7. The Student Farm at Penn State is a student-centered and sustainable farm that provides a variety of fresh foods to the Penn State community.” (Image: Patrick Mansell)

Summer 2017

6/22/2017, Penn State News: Student Farm hosts Summer Solstice Celebration

6/15/2017, StateCollege.com: Penn State Student Farm to Hold Summer Solstice Celebration

6/13/2017, Onward State: Student Farm To Hold Summer Solstice Celebration

Spring 2017

4/6/2017, Penn State News: Student Farm Club to host annual plant sale April 28

4/6/2016, Penn State News: Local Foods Night scheduled for April 18

3/27/2017, Penn State News: It Takes a Village to Raise a Farm

3/6/2017, Green Future: How Student Farms Foster Sustainability On College Campuses

2/14/2017, Penn State News: Student Farm Club members teach youth sustainability lessons

1/26/2017, Penn State News: From strangers to business partners: Internship plants seeds of collaboration

 

Fall 2016

12/7/2016, Centre Daily Times: Penn State student believes crickets could feed the world

11/3/2016, Onward State: Student Farm Club Sparks Growth In Sustainability On Campus

 

Summer 2016

Penn State University homepage feature: Field of Sustainable Dreams

9/9/16, ComMedia (video segment, 10:45): Centre County Report: September 9, 2016

8/29/16, Onward State: Student Farm To Host First Fall Harvest Festival

7/14/16, 98.7 The FREQ: Morning Mixtape: Student Farm at Penn State

7/11/16, Penn State News: Student farm to host ‘Art on the Acre’ July 17

7/6/2016, WPSU: Penn State Student Farm Brings Fruitful Discussions Of Sustainability

6/25/16, Centre Daily Times: Penn State student farm celebrates first harvest

 

Spring 2016

4/21/16, Penn State News: Student Farm Club to engage community with plant sale

3/31/16, Penn State News: Student Farm Club holding Local Foods Night, movie screening April 18

3/30/16, Penn State News: Community invited to collaborate on Student Farm Initiative April 14

2/17/2016, Centre Daily Times: Penn State student farm hopes to grow food, ideas

1/29/2016, ComMedia (video): First Student Farm at Penn State

1/22/16, Onward State: Penn State Approves Acre Plot For Student-Run Farm

 

2015

9/17/2015, Onward State: Education And Sustainability: Penn State’s Student Farm Club

5/31/15, Onward State: Student Farm Initiative Moving Forward

5/15/15, Penn State News: Graduating seniors plant seeds for future student farm

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