Amherst College Dining Services strives to buy locally grown products whenever possible.Not only does such an initiative promote support of local businesses and the local economy, it also promotes sustainability.
Amherst College is deeply committed to sustainability.We strive to set an example of responsible stewardship by establishing sound policies and practices that promote resource conservation and minimize our environmental impact.This Web page is designed to highlight how Amherst College conserves and supports sustainable use of natural resources through our p
Since 2013, Book & Plow Farm has been supplying great produce to Valentine dining hall, and educational, social, and work experiences for students and the Amherst community. For more information, and to sign up for their CSA or Birds and Breakfast, please visit their website www.bookandplow.com.
Amherst College to Establish New Office of Environmental Sustainability
Submitted on Monday, 6/16/2014, at 1:12 PM
Amherst College is establishing an Office of Environmental Sustainability and will be launching a national search for the office’s first director, marking a major milestone in the college’s longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability.
Amherst students have countless opportunities to enrich their educations through co-curricular and extracurricular activities. A student might go to hear a guest speaker in anthropology, take a karate class, sing in an a cappella concert and then help paint a house with Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity—all in a single week!