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At the organic farm, we want to understand the challenges of making organic food more accessible, more affordable, and better tasting.

Vegetable Basket

Michael Singer (American, born 1942)

Garden of the Seasons, 2003–2004

Granite, cast concrete, painted steel, aluminum, and plantings. Purchase of the Committee on Art in Public Places with funds provided by the Middlebury College Board of Trustees One Percent for Art Policy. 2004.048

Location: Adjacent to the library

Michael Singer, Garden of the Seasons (full)

Michael Singer (American, born 1942)
Garden of the Seasons, 2003–2004
Granite, cast concrete, painted steel, aluminum, and plantings. Purchase of the Committee on Art in Public Places with funds provided by the Middlebury College Board of Trustees One Percent for Art Policy. 2004.048 (Photo: Tad Merrick)

Location: Adjacent to the library

Michael Singer, Garden of the Seasons (display)

Michael Singer (American, born 1942)
Garden of the Seasons [detail], 2003–2004
Granite, cast concrete, painted steel, aluminum, and plantings. Purchase of the Committee on Art in Public Places with funds provided by the Middlebury College Board of Trustees One Percent for Art Policy. 2004.048 (Photo: Tad Merrick)

Location: Adjacent to the library

Michael Singer, Garden of the Seasons (detail)

Michael Singer (American, born 1942)
Garden of the Seasons [detail], 2003–2004
Granite, cast concrete, painted steel, aluminum, and plantings. Purchase of the Committee on Art in Public Places with funds provided by the Middlebury College Board of Trustees One Percent for Art Policy. 2004.048 (Photo: Tad Merrick)

Location: Adjacent to the library

Planting

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Middlebury Alumni in the Food Industry

Even though Middlebury College is a liberal arts school without an agricultural program, we have several alumni who have founded or presently manage some of the nation's most innovative farms:

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Planting

During the school year, Middlebury students can attend MCOF meetings every Sunday. To join the club’s email list and stay updated about garden events, email mcof@middlebury.edu.

Farm Reports

 

Potatoes

The Garden Manager publishes a report at the end of each growing season.

History of the Farm

The Middlebury College Organic Farm (MCOF) is a relatively new addition to the college that began with the vision and enthusiasm of just a few individuals.  Below you can find a brief time-line of MCOF's history.

About Us

The Middlebury College Organic Farm provides students and other members of the college and town with the opportunity to participate in and learn about local, organic agriculture.

Our mission is to promote awareness of issues surrounding food production by: