Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.16
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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Green Mountain College
Tier2-2: Organic Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kenneth Mulder
Cerridwen Farm Manager
Sustainable Agriculture
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Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the garden:

The College's 22-acre Cerridwen Farm began as a half-acre garden in 1997. By increasing the acreage and incorporating organic agriculture and sustainable farming systems courses into the development of the college farm practices, this organic garden soon expanded composting efforts and added livestock and rotational grazing by 2002. In the last 8 years, the farm has expanded dramatically -- multiple greenhouses (solar and wind powered) have been constructed, additional livestock and oxen power have been integrated, and the administration has adopted sustainable food purchasing guidelines.


The website URL where information about the garden is available:

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