Category Archives: Food and Farming

Breadmaking and Co-op Launching – Sunfest 2012

Over this past weekend for Sunfest, the Eco-Reps lent a hand to the Bennington Sustainable Food Project, to bake bread for the opening of the brand-new co-op cart, or “coop.”  The BSFP has been working on starting a student-run co-op … Continue reading

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Flowers at the Farmer’s Market a Success

Hello! In celebration of Earth Day, a group of students, myself included, has a lovely time at the winter farmer’s market, planting sunflower seeds in pots with children.   We provided the seeds, pots, soil, water, and tags for painting with … Continue reading

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Film Screening: Farm for the Future

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 – 6:00 PM North Bennington Train Station, North Bennington, Vermont This screening is the first in a three-film series hosted by the Walloomsac Transition Initiative on the creation of Edible Forest Gardens as a form of … Continue reading

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Public Informational Meeting: Commercial-Scale Composting – Benefits, Issues, Opportunities

Thursday, December 1, 2011 6:30 PM: Center for the Advancement of Public Action, Bennington College, One College Drive, Bennington, Vermont Agricultural and food wastes represent valuable resources that can be put to productive use through various types of composting facilities … Continue reading

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Food Day at Bennington College a Success!

“Food Day seeks to bring together Americans from all walks of life…to push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way.” – From FoodDay.org On Sunday, the Bennington Sustainable Food Project hosted a Food Day event in order … Continue reading

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