Chef Simeon and Garden Manager Gwyneth Harris had the opportunity to visit High Mowing Seeds(HMS) today where they were invited to participate in an ever evolving series of vegetable taste evaluations. Tom Stearns, owner and very active operator of HMS as well as a Sterling Trustee, along with an intelligent and passionate crew, are constantly and meticulously testing vegetables. Seeds are tested for seemingly infinite factors from germination through harvest and even post-harvest storage factors are observed and recorded.
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Since the college’s inception, the Sterling Farm has been a prominent feature of the Sterling experience. Our diversified and ecologically focused farm is a part of life here at Sterling—through academic study, the work program, and day-to-day community interactions. Around 30% of the food eaten...
The Wendell Berry Farming Program will inspire the most comprehensive change in agricultural education since the advent of the land grant universities and one that addresses the failure of higher education to use nature as its measure in preparing the next generation of farmers.
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When discussing climate change and the increasing frequency of natural disasters, Georgiana Bostean, an assistant professor of environmental science, health and policy at Chapman University confirms, “The impacts are not borne equally by all populations.” During Hurricane Katrina, the worst damage was found in “predominantly...
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