Food service honored for Vermont product use

Sodexo at Saint Michael’s has been recognized as a Gold Barn honoree with the Vermont Fresh Network. The 20-year-old Richmond-based Vermont Fresh Network (VFN)  is  “…dedicated to connecting farmers, food producers, and chefs that support Vermont agriculture, and bring fresh, flavorful, high-quality food to all Vermonters and our guests,” according to the VFN website, which describes criteria […]

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Wilderness Program gets new name and home

To better reflect its true identity and activities, the Saint Michael’s College operation formerly called the “Wilderness Program” has changed its name to the “Adventure Sports Center.” Todd Johnstone-Wright ’96, founder and director of the very popular and successful campus-based enterprise, said he and his staff this summer also are in the process of moving their […]

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Final research lunch fuels onward momentum

During their third and final group meal together to check in and report out, this summer’s mentored student researchers at Saint Michael’s College used “Word Garden” rock selections to summarize progress on their projects. Their choices projected a telling impression of a worthwhile and expanding aspect of campus life: “Selfless….hope…work…science … prevail…can … future … […]

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Veterans and their allies grow a garden community

During this season’s fourth “Salad Days” lunch recently at picnic tables down by the Saint Michael’s permaculture-site gardens and greenhouses, area military veterans and community-garden champions joined College staff and student horticulturists to celebrate the growth of fresh produce and productive community partnerships Kristyn Achilich ’05, academic program coordinator for the site, says the introduction […]

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