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Beekeeping and ECOVATE

Tonight is our final one on campus at Dartmouth before our final two nights of the program at Moosilauke Ravine Lodge. We finished up our time in Hanover with rousing morning sessions on environmental rhetoric and debating skills, which culminated in a challenge to craft an opinion piece for publication that draws on some of […]

A Very Aquatic Weekend

Greetings from Hanover. It’s been a very aqua-themed weekend, starting with an aquaponics project at the Dartmouth Organic Farm on Friday afternoon and finishing with whitewater rafting on the Deerfield River today. Saturday found most of the group paddling on the Connecticut in some way, shape, or form: canoe, kayak, or Stand Up Paddle board. […]

Love, life, sustainability

“Love, life, sustainability” ~Jacqui V. We returned to the farm on Wednesday and Thursday to learn about aquaponics, a sustainable method of farming that combines growing plants (hydroponics), and raising fish (aquaculture). We planted cover crops on the farm, which promote soil fertility and discourage pests. We also learned about irrigation, and laid a drip […]