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Fast Facts

Acres in Vegetable Production 15
Acres in Livestock and Pasture 65
Vegetables Cultivated Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Broccoli Raab, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Cucumbers, Collards, Edamame, Eggplant, Fennel, Garlic, Gourds, Herbs, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Hot Peppers, Sweet Peppers, Pac Choi, Popcorn, Pumpkins, Rutabaga, Radishes, Salad Mix, Scallions, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Sweet Potatoes, Tat Soi, Tomatoes, Turnips, and 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 the equivalent of about 80 shares supplied to the campus dining hall, the Kern Kafe, and the HampStore!)
Maple Trees Tapped Across Campus for Maple Syrup Over 100, yielding about 1,000 gallons of sap each spring! This boils down to 20-25 gallons of syrup.
Lambs Raised Per Year  About 30
Estimated Honeybee Population 65,000+
Eggs Laid by Our Hens Per Year Over 10,000
Heritage Breed Grass Fed Cows 7-10
Heritage Breed Pigs on Pasture 4 breeding sows and a boar, with many piglets produced per year
Students Working on the Farm Between 5-50, depending on the season
Ways to Get Involved Countless! Email farm@hampshire.edu to learn more.

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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002