Community members are invited to learn more about why the Merry Lea Sustainable Farm was named third best college farm in the country at a workshop Saturday, October 3, entitled, “Sustainable Agriculture at Goshen College,” in Newcomer Center Room 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. The event is part of Goshen College’s homecoming weekend.
Goshen College’s Merry Lea Sustainable Farm is number three on a recent list of the “40 Best College Farms,” according to College Ranker.
Mike Tidwell, author and filmmaker who predicted in vivid detail the Hurricane Katrina disaster in his 2003 book “Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana’s Cajun Coast,” will present the 2015 Yoder Public Affairs lecture at Goshen College on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Church-Chapel.
Ben Hartman ’01 has written a book about his farm’s lean processes called, “The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Maximize Efficiency, and Maximize Profits with Less Work.” It’s just out from Chelsea Green Publishing.
It may come as a shock to people that Goshen College has had an electric vehicle (EV) charging station for almost a year. On the north side of the Chairman Building at the college sits the first public level-two charging station in Goshen. The EV charging station came from a $5,000 grant that GC received … Keep reading »
Students and faculty at Goshen College took Earth Day one step further, creating meals for their 3rd Annual Dandelion Day.
Take a hike, roast marshmallows or go canoeing at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center’s annual spring festival, NatureFest, on Friday, May 1, 6:30 p.m. through Saturday, May 2, 2 p.m. NatureFest includes the Turtle Trot 5-K run, hikes for all ages and interests, and booths with hands-on interactive nature activities. Camping overnight is an option.
Goshen College is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges. The Princeton Review chose the schools for the sixth annual edition of its “green guide” based on data from the company’s 2014 survey of hundreds of four-year colleges concerning the schools’ commitments to the environment and sustainability.
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host an open house for its Sustainable Farm on Friday, April 10, 4 p.m. until dark, providing the public a chance to see the property and learn about its programs.
Goshen College has been honored with 2014 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.