Curious Beginnings

Curious Beginnings

Eva Bonta, Spring 2018 The independent study I am taking under Leslie Pillen, and the project that I am helping advance had curious beginnings. In fall of 2017, I toured the Student Farm as part of a class I was taking on the global agri-food system, Geography 430. I...
Community: A Place and a Feeling

Community: A Place and a Feeling

By: Tiana Williams, sophomore, Community, Environment, and Development Major My favorite thing about this internship so far is the way it has allowed me to connect to people. It gives me the chance to talk to people I normally would not come across and to connect with...
Developing Leadership

Developing Leadership

By: Luther Coe, freshman, Agriculture, Penn State Altoona With acquiring this internship, I hope to obtain a greater understanding of the Student Farm and the process it takes for one to be successful. Thus, the production techniques, involvement with the CSA, and...
Living in the Present Moment

Living in the Present Moment

By: Madison Rios, junior, Community, Environment & Development If you would have asked me three years ago to go into the field and plant a bed of cucumbers, I probably would have rolled my eyes and fussed a bit. Today, I would bolt straight to the farm with...
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