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Alyse Festenstein

I first fell in love with Bon Appétit as a student and campus farmer at Washington University in St. Louis. I was part of a ragtag bunch of students growing vegetables with little experience — and yet, with every delivery of a few pounds of arugula or cherry tomatoes, the chefs and mangers at Washington University showed […]

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Most milk has to travel hundreds of miles to arrive at a processing facility to be transformed into yogurt. At Country View Dairy, a Bon Appétit Farm to Fork partner, milk travels less than 200 feet from cow to yogurt cup.

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Small, organic farms and bikes attract the same sort of fans, it appears — both are undeterred by inclement weather. Despite chilly rain, over a hundred students and community members came together for a bicycle-powered celebration of local farms, the second annual Farm Bike Tour, in Northfield, MN,

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During the summer, Washington University’s student-run farm, The Burning Kumquat, grows much more than just fruits and vegetables. At Camp Kumquat, now in its third year, a new crop of young gardeners is ripening.

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