Work Study students tackle garden maintenance
Scott Summers C'16 and Gabrielle Fignar C'17 work on garden maintenance after several weeks of rain in the Spring of 2015. Summers and Fignar have been working and volunteering at the farm for several years and now help newer students with familiar processes and tasks.
Carolyn Hoagland appointed manager of the university farm
Soil ecologist with dedication to sustainability principles and student collaboration appointed new farm manager
Wildland Fire Training at Sewanee
Students gathered in early January for training and National Wildfire Coordinating Group certification.
Sewanee's Natural Environment
Sewanee's 13,000-acre campus provides a powerful natural laboratory for students and faculty to understand sustainability and the environment. The Sewanee community refers to the swath of land as The Domain, an appellation befitting an asset that is intrinsic to the university. The topography is rugged and diverse, invitingly so. There are caves, coves and cliffs, waterfalls and wetlands, meadows, ponds, forests, streams and lakes–an environment that begs to be explored.
OESS to manage the University Farm and the Greater Domain
The University has recently expanded the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability under Assistant Provost Jon Evans to oversee management of the outer Domain and the University Farm as part of the University's strategic vision for environmental education.
Sewanee Bees Produce a Sweet Treat for the Farm
After several months out in the fields pollinating, our honey bees produced enough honey for us to harvest. Click here to read about it and see some pictures!