Sustaining a Dream

Published 10.14.2013

Landscape/Plant Production
Dining Services
Business, Arts & Sciences
School of Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies News
Baking & Culinary

A channel system, used for lettuce-family plants, uses the “nutrient film technique” and can grow more than 10,000 heads of lettuce annually. Photo by Noelle B. Bloom.Salads around campus now feature garden-fresh tomatoes, even in winter.From the Fall 2013 issue of One College Avenue magazine: Sustainable agriculture makes its home at the Earth Science Center, providing fresh, local, pesticide-free produce for campus eateries.