A Ton of Watermelon: Book & Plow's First Harvest
Submitted on Tuesday, 9/24/2013, at 8:25 PM
by William Sweet
How local is locally-grown produce? At Amherst College it means you can barely break a sweat walking to where your salad came from.
This fall, the Book & Plow Farm began supplying Dining Services wth the fruits --and vegetables-- of its first harvest.
Campus Farm Takes Root
Submitted on Wednesday, 2/27/2013, at 10:29 AM
February 26, 2013
Article by Caroline Hanna
Photos by Rob Mattson
Tobin Porter-Brown, left, and Peter McLean
stand on land they will cultivate as part of
Book & Plow Farm
Foodies take note: The farm-to-table movement has sprouted on the Amherst campus. And in the college’s case, farm-to-table equals about three-quarters of a mile. Literally.