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Student Agriculture at Whitman Partners With Bon Appetit

Student Agriculture at Whitman Partners With Bon Appetit

River Sterne

November 7, 2013

Student Agriculture at Whitman (SAW) and Bon Appétit are redefining the meaning of local produce. Founded in 2009 by alumni Nat Clarke '11, Natalie Jamerson '13 and Zoe Pehrson '13, SAW –– then called the Model Farm Project –– started as a small project to prove that produce could be grown on campus. ...

Aquaponics best means to increase local food

Danielle Broida

December 6, 2012

Food justice has quickly become the latest environmental buzz. "Eat local" campaigns have spread across the nation, seen primarily in the rise in farmers' markets from 1,755 markets in 1994 to over 7,864 in 2012. However, local alone does not mean sustainable or good. Bon Appétit, marketed as "food services for a sustainable future," has noticed the ...

SAW crops expand to include basil, lettuce

Molly Johanson

October 6, 2011

For the past two years, Student Agriculture at Whitman (SAW) has been providing Bon Appétit salad bars with crops of micro-greens grown in the greenhouse on the roof of the science building. This year the group is expanding its crops to include both a lettuce mix and basil. Junior Natalie Jamerson,...

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