Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.40
Liaison Mary Fischer
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2013
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Brandeis University
ER-T2-2: Organic Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Lea Lupkin
Interim Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:

A brief description of the garden:

In the Greening the Ivory Tower class in 2009-2010 school year students worked hard to create the "Patchwork Garden". This garden is taken care of now by the NaturaLiving Club. The garden was expanded in 2010-2011 through a Brandeis Sustainability Fund Grant to create cold frames and extend the growing season. Using raised bed organic gardening methods students get hands on experience in small space gardening methods perfect for urban sustainable living. Student still plant and maintain the garden throughout both the school year and summer.

The website URL where information about the garden is available:

We look forward to the garden growing and growing each year. See more on the garden blog. http://brandeisgarden.blogspot.com/

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