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HWS Fribolin Farm Interns Make an Impact

For Sarah Garcia '17, Lara Johnson '19 and Felicia Maybee '17, a shared passion for fresh produce has given them the opportunity this summer to sow the seeds for community outreach and involvement. The three HWS Fribolin Farm interns have been working diligently over the past few months to maintain the farm and all that has been planted there. Fribolin Farm interns tend to the various gardens on ...  More >>

HWS Students Lead Real Food Challenge

With the efforts of dedicated student interns, the HWS chapter of the Real Food Challenge (RFC) has made further progress in developing sustainable food practices. Working in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Institute and campus food provider Sodexo, Maggie O'Reilly '16, Eric Bushnell '16 and Alyssa Kelly '19 have helped lead the charge in instituting campus-wide improvements. Their goal is to i...  More >>

Harvest Dinner from Fribolin Farm

The chefs set seeds in May, planted the garden in June, and harvest is happening this August. On Monday, Aug. 1, local chefs and a mixologist will prepare the high-quality ingredients that they grew in the 2,400-square foot Chef's Collaborative Garden (CCG), located at Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Fribolin Farm, for the Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty's 11th Annual Harvest Dinner. Held at Gene...  More >>

Honors Spotlight: Gatch '16, Mendez '16

Under the guidance of Associate Professor of Biology Meghan Brown, recent graduates Alexander Gatch '16 and Kathryn Mendez '16 focused on aquatic life in the Finger Lakes for their Honors projects which were completed this past spring. Gatch's project involved determining mercury levels in lake trout in the Finger Lakes to address the potential health risks associated with fish consumption. For h...  More >>

FLI Science Fair Features Local Students

From across the Finger Lakes region, middle and high school students and their teachers recently gathered for the sixth annual Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) Science Fair at HWS where they presented original research on topics related to the Finger Lakes and surrounding environment, including light pollution, habitat studies, water quality, air pollution, and soil pH balance. Modeled after a profes...  More >>


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