Far above the bustling streets of Manhattan and many floors of priceless art and antiquities, Culinary Director Bill Telepan and the Bon Appétit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art team are tending to their garden.
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Community Comes Together at the Whitman Organic Garden
Founded almost 25 years ago, the Whitman Organic Garden sits on an urban plot of land at the edge of the Whitman campus, steps from the neighborhood that borders the college.
Wellness Wednesday: Kitchen Hacks for Regrowing Vegetables
The more you know, the more you can (re)grow! It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Hip-Hop Artist Drops Beats in the Garden at Oracle Park
The Garden at Oracle Park team partnered with environmental activist and hip-hop musician Letef “DJ Cavem” Vita to teach Bay Area youth about gardening
Presidio Foods Team Enjoys Two-Way Partnership with Community Gardens
The Presidio Foods community gardens are thriving, and Bon Appétit chefs are excited to help grow and share local ingredients with their surrounding community.
The Campus Farmers Network Sprouts Again
Fellow Peter Todaro shares insight into the Campus Farmers Network, created in 2013 to encourage and support growing food on campus at colleges and corporate locations.
Overstock.Com’s Greenhouse Grows Community, Food, and Employee Wellness
A not-so-hidden treasure is thriving on the Overstock.com campus. The 9,000-square-foot glass greenhouse grows a wide variety of crops year-round, from cucurbits and passion fruit, to purple cauliflower.
Macalester’s MULCH Garden Gets Reborn
Bon Appétit Fellow Peter Todaro, who’s working on expanding Bon Appétit’s Campus Farmers Network, joins members of newly re-formed Macalester Urban Land and Community Health club (MULCH) to learn more about the campus farm
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.
A Haven for Sustainable Agriculture at Furman University
Set just north of the idyllic Furman Lake, an extremely nutrient-dense lake with countless turtles, mallards, and black and white swans milling about, is Furman University’s farm in Greenville, SC.