Monthly Archives: April 2011

“The Garden” Screening at Mass MoCA

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 7:30 pm Club B-10 cost: $8 adult/$5 student With the pulse of verité and the narrative pull of fiction, The Garden tells the story of the country’s largest urban farm: the miraculous 14-acre community garden in South … Continue reading

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Southern Vermont Beginning Farmers Summit

Saturday, April 30, 2011 Bennington College Dean Carriage Barn, 10am-12pm The Southern Vermont Beginning Farmers Summit is a free event for young and beginning farmers (both practicing and aspiring) who are located in Southern Vermont and surrounding areas. The event … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds of a Fair Farm Bill

Friday, April 22, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Down Commons The deregulation of the American agricultural system over the past few decades has allowed domestic food production to become controlled by a handful of powerful corporations, leading to an overproduction of low-cost, … Continue reading

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Earth Week at Bennington

April 18-23 2011 There will be numerous events occurring this week to demonstrate our love for Mother Earth (if we needed an extra occasion!)  There will be a cigarette butt clean-up, vegetarian cook-off, bird walk and an Earth hour among … Continue reading

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Maple Sugaring at Bennington a Success

As the spring is realized, this year’s maple sugaring operation comes to a close.  It may have been hard-earned, but it was unquestionably a success. The sugaring project was organized and carried out by a group of dedicated Bennington students, … Continue reading

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