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  • Sterling College reinforced my love of hard labor and taught me to see the world with an ecologist’s eye and a naturalist’s heart.”

    color photo of man casting a fishing pole on a beautiful summer day

    Ben Matthews ’09

    B.A. Ecology. Matthew is a fish biologist for Trout Unlimited, a cold-water fisheries conservation organization.

  • “At Sterling, there’s a real history of being able to see where you’ve been, where you are now, and where you’re going. Sterling is a really experiential place. Here, you can get a feel for the kind of world you want to live in, and what kind of world we can create.”

    Brighde Moffat ’15

    Brighde Moffat ’15

    Cultural Geography self-designed major

  • “A feeling that almost brings tears to my eyes is when we were crossing the Common and everyone was there cheering us on and welcoming us home. That sense of community and love is why I am happy to be at Sterling. That feeling is what brings me hope and happiness and I hope to carry that motivation with me for the rest of my time at Sterling and with my future life expeditions.”

    Sterling College Sustainable Food Systems Gallery

    Sophie Shillue ’18

    Expedition, Core Curriculum, Community

Dig In!

Pascal Baudar Talks Culinary Alchemy

Wild foods are increasingly popular; chefs are incorporating wild ingredients into their restaurant meals, and foraging guides are proliferating. Author Pascal Baudar, however, not only encourages adventurous eaters to get…

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Update from the Foraging and Wildcrafting Class

Summer is a magical time where the demand of everyday living is lessened by the whimsy and silent wonder that is this time of year—at least it seems this way…

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How a Global Field Study Inspired Bestselling Author Kate Beaton

Throughout Kate Beaton’s award-winning career as a webcomic artist, New York Times bestselling author, and now, a children’s book writer, one character of hers has always stood out: the fat…

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