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Acres in Vegetable Production 15
Acres in Livestock and Pasture 65
Vegetables Cultivated Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Collards, Edamame, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Mustard Greens, Hot Peppers, Sweet Peppers, Popcorn, Pumpkins, Rutabaga, Radishes, Salad Mix, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnips, Winter Squash. Also Ginger and Turmeric!
Pounds of Vegetables Grown in a Year 75,000
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Shares 200 (includes students, staff, and faculty as well as 75 shares supplied to the campus dining hall!)
Maple Trees Tapped Across Campus for Maple Syrup Over 100, yielding about 1000 gallons of sap each spring! This boils down to 20-25 gallons of syrup.
Lambs raised  about 30
Estimated Honeybee Population 65,000+
Heritage Breed Grass Fed Cows 18
Pigs on Pasture 12 mature pigs, with over 70 piglets produced per year
Students Working on the Farm Between 5-50, depending on the season
Ways to Get Involved Countless!

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