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Whitman Students in Agriculture: Breaking Bubbles

November 6, 2015

Walla Walla is Washington’s breadbasket, and the rolling wheat fields around Walla Walla provide an attractive accent for Whitman’s brochures. But some students and alums have ventured past the wheat fields to get involved with local agriculture as volunteers, farm hands, and managers. Many ...

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. ...

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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