Organic Gardens Project

Danielle Sobol ’12 takes water samples from Raritan Bay in New Jersey.

August 31, 2011

Environmental Scientists: Mellon Scholars Program Provides Students with Hands-on Experiences Locally and Abroad

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There are worse places to spend the summer break than on a Caribbean island. Brooke Kohler ’13 and Jephord English ’12 spent part of their summer on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, but they weren’t there to lounge on the beaches. Kohler and English are part of Lafayette’s interdisciplinary Summer Mellon Scholars program, [...]

Flowers at the community garden

September 17, 2010

A Green Community: Organic Garden Allows Students, Faculty, and Staff to Learn and Grow Together

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By Jenn Bell ’11 Where is it that you can see Lafayette administrators, staff, faculty, and students working side by side wearing straw hats and sprinkled with dirt?  There’s only one place like it on campus-the Lafayette Organic Garden. The garden covers two acres on Sullivan Trail just south of the Metzgar Fields Athletic Complex. [...]