“I appreciated seeing into so many different parts of our food chain — those experiences inform my reporting today.”
Farewell from a Fellow: From Learning to Policy Shaping
Claire Kelloway shares what she has come to learn and value during her two years with Bon Appétit.
Case Western’s Farm Grows Minds and Food
The farm at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland is more akin to a land-grant institution’s research farm than the small but mighty student-run operations found on most Bon Appétit campuses.
Staff Spotlight: The Accidental Chef – Case Western’s Dick Thompson
When asked how he ended up in cooking, Bon Appétit Chef/Manager Dick Thompson answers, “Life happened.” In just over three years, Dick has gone from supervisor at Melt to chef/manager of the entire TVUC, which has five concepts.
Vassar’s Community Farm Next Door
Vassar College leases 12 acres of former college farmland to a pioneering food nonprofit called the Poughkeepsie Farm Project, a community farm with a commitment to education and food justice
Lessons from a Seasoned Farm to Fork Partner
Claire Kelloway joins Oberlin College students on a tour of Farm to Fork partner Miller Orchard in Amherst, not far from the campus in Oberlin, OH.
Gallaudet’s “Gally Gardens” Grows Into Exemplary Social Enterprise
Back in 2009, Gallaudet students and Bon Appétiters transformed an abandoned volleyball court into 14 garden beds. Since then, Gallaudet’s garden has also gone through different management structures, all leading up to a major transformation this season.
Lafayette College’s LaSeed Library Puts Public Gardens in Circulation
Lafayette College’s library and campus farm join forces to empower community members to grow their own foods through a free source of organic seeds.
Here Comes the Farm Bill: An Introduction to Agriculture Politics
As the year of Farm Bill debate approaches, it is important for everyone who wants to see food systems change to pay close attention.
Getting Dirty at St. Timothy’s Campus Farm
At St. Timothy’s School, an all-girls private high school in Stevenson, MD, just west of Goucher College, the Bon Appétit team is lucky enough to be able to buy from the productive campus farm, called Redlands Farm