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2016 Annual Report and Review

We are thrilled to share with you our 2016 Annual Report. After three years of operating Terp Farm, we have a lot to celebrate! Terp Farm has produced nearly 30,000 pounds of vegetables for campus and donated over 6,000 pounds of produce. We’ve hosted 19 academic courses and over 2,000... Read more

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Terp Farm Crop Planning 2016

Farms are always bustling. In spring planting starts, while in summer, growing crops require care and attention. In fall the hustle of harvesting sets in. Even in winter a farm is busy. Winter on a farm is a time for planning and restoring fields. Plans are made not just for the coming spring, or... Read more

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Terp Farm Growth in 2015

The Terp Farm Annual Report 2015 is now available. The second year of Terp Farm included the first ever Terp Farm Fall Harvest Festival, increased student involvement, and increased food production. Terp Farm also achieved Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification improving worker and food... Read more

Fall 2014 at Terp Farm

After an extremely productive summer, this fall was Terp Farm’s first semester in operation. Throughout the fall, Terp Farm continued to deliver high quality sustainable crops to the dining halls. A few different varieties of winter squash, watermelon, beets, turnips, and many different types... Read more

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Summer 2014 Student Worker Bios

Eric Biggs Eric is a senior Environmental Science and Technology (Ecological Technology and Design) major and Sustainability minor. He found out about Terp Farm through the ENST department and was intrigued by the amount of farming experience he could gain, especially since the farm is in its... Read more

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Mid-August Update!

Wow, this summer has flown by! We’ve already harvested basil and delivered it to campus twice – it’ll show up as pesto, so keep your eyes peeled! We’ve also hit the peak harvest time for our summer squash, jalapenos, and cucumbers! We’ve also teamed up with a few... Read more

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Beyond the Front Gate

Two lanes merge into one along Route 202 and suddenly I see the farm, acres and acres of wide open space. It’s a refreshing view after a long week of classes on campus. It reminds me of home back in Southern Maryland with rolling hills and fields that seem to stretch for miles. I always Read... Read more

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Caring for Your Tools

Recently we have been getting many of the hand tools delivered to the farm that we will be using throughout this summer. These tools range from big to small, and from cheap to expensive. Luckily, we have had the luxury to purchase many high quality tools, and with that luxury comes the... Read more

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