Hampsire College Tiny Pig in little snow

Fast Facts (for a typical year)

Acres in Vegetable Production 15, half of which is dedicated to cover crops every year
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 55,000, with about 10,000 lbs going to the dining hall
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Shares 135, which includes shares for staff, faculty, and students (free in 2019) , as well as the equivalent of about 80 shares supplied to the campus dining hall, the Kern Kafé, and the HampStore! 
Maple Trees Tapped Across Campus for Maple Syrup Over 100, yielding about 800 gallons of sap each spring! This boils down to 14 gallons of syrup.
Lambs Raised Per Year About 6
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 2 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