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Farm and Fiber
Posted by Sarthak Prasad on June 30, 2014
Fresh Press, in collaboration with the Sustainable Student Farm (SSF) and the Woody Perennial Polyculture (WPP) site, are aiming to grow student opportunities through individual and collaborative research and public engagement efforts. The money requested in the Farm and Fiber grant will contribute to the acquisition of walk-in coolers, perennial crops, bee hives/equipment, additional paper dry box, a bailer/hay rake, and a bale shredder blower. This equipment will benefit each project at the SSF by increasing farm production and allowing for increased agricultural fiber yield, leading to a growth in paper production. This increased capacity will triple production capacity and allow greater opportunity for university paper commissions and student workshops in Fresh Press facilities at South Studios.
- Woody Perennial Polyculture (WPP) Research Site (View project updates for Woody Perennial Polyculture (WPP) Research Site)
- Sustainable Student Farm (View project updates for Sustainable Student Farm)
- Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) (View project updates for Student Sustainability Committee (SSC))