Harvest Festival 2017

Harvest Festival 2017

Celebrate the beginning of the fall season with live music, farm-fresh hors d’oeuvres, and meet the new director of the Sustainability Institute and Penn State’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Dr. Paul Shrivastava. All community members are welcome to attend this...
Persistent Pests

Persistent Pests

By: Haley Stauffer, junior, BioRenewable Systems, International Agriculture, Spanish As an intern on the Student Farm during the summer 2017 season, I have experienced a collection of challenges and rewards that present themselves when implementing an organic system...
Community Volunteer Evening

Community Volunteer Evening

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to spend a Friday evening at the Student Farm! This volunteer evening will include tours of the site, and an opportunity to get your hands in the dirt on the farm. Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring a...
Insect Identification and Soil Health workshop

Insect Identification and Soil Health workshop

The Student Farm is hosting a free insect identification and biological soil health workshop on Saturday, August 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. This workshop, led by Penn State Entomology professor, Dr. Mary Barbercheck, will address insect and pest identification and...
Insect Identification and Soil Sampling workshop

Insect Identification and Soil Sampling workshop

The Student Farm is hosting a free insect identification and soil sampling workshop on Saturday, August 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. This workshop, led by Penn State Entomology Professor, Dr. Mary Barbercheck, will address insect identification, pest management, and...
Mark your calendars for Art on the Acre!

Mark your calendars for Art on the Acre!

Wind down Arts Festival week by enjoying a beautiful summer afternoon decorating flower pots and eating farm-fresh snacks! The Student Farm invites families, kids and community members to their free “Art on the Acre” event on Sunday, July 16 from 4 to 6 p.m., on their...
Celebrate with us!

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 they plan to purchase food, or...
Gaining New Experiences

Gaining New Experiences

By: Emilio Carrión, senior, Agricultural Sciences, Leadership Development Hi! My name is Emilio Carrión, I am an international student from Ecuador. It has only been four weeks since I started my summer internship at the farm, but I have already experienced new and...
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