Food Connection Feature Story July 1, 2021
Shore Monthly magazine featured the Campus Garden in its wellness issue.
Virtual Composting Workshop May 15, 2020
Join our collaboration with the Eastern Shore Permaculture Institute for this essential
skill in a zero waste lifestyle.
Virtual Foraging Walk May 06, 2020
Backyard wild edibles of spring: a facebook live event to connect food and place.
Abuzz in the Lab February 26, 2020
A spring Beekeeping 101 course offers a bee’s-eye view into the inextricable relationship
between human health and environmental resilience.
Building the Soil Food Web February 24, 2020
The Food Initiative is leading the expansion of Washington College’s zero waste initiatives
with the launch of a student Compost Team.
Elementary Thanksgiving November 14, 2019
Food Initiative Interns helped students from Garnet Elementary School prepare jars
of fermented food for families in need.
First-Year Food Lessons August 21, 2019
During Permaculture Orientation, students in the Class of 2023 explored how an understanding
of nutrition and diet can lead toward ecological harmony.
Summer with the Food Initiative June 15, 2019
Summer interns are researching wild foods, mastering culinary skills, growing produce,
and rethinking the food system.
Food Initiative Interns Take Top Honors May 25, 2019
Julia Portmann ’19 and Kelsey McNaul ’19 were instrumental in the launch of the Food
Initiative this past year, and their efforts were recognized at Commencement as they
garnered two of the most prestigious awards for graduating seniors.
Wild Foods Outpost March 19, 2019
The Food Initiative is establishing an outdoor learning space at the River and Field
Campus for the study and production of wild foods, primitive technology, and ecological
All Fired Up October 31, 2017
From starting sourdough cultures in their dorm rooms to baking pizza in the Campus
Garden’s earth oven, Washington College’s student gardeners are learning how permaculture
helps grow a resilient society.
Wildflowers and Magic October 1, 2017
The Campus Garden is abuzz with excitement. Students harvested honey from campus for
the first time in Washington College history—and not one sting!