“In the classroom I'm learning about locally produced food and the importance of it and so being able to apply that to the farm is really fantastic,” says Ivy Enoch ’18.“In the classroom I'm learning about locally produced food and the importance of it and so being able to apply that to the farm is really fantastic,” says Ivy Enoch ’18.

BAR HARBOR, Maine (WABI) – Thanksgiving is less than a week away. It means lots of food, especially the traditional turkey.

College of the Atlantic students have been working on a farm learning what farm to table truly means.

Farm Manager CJ Walke says, “The farm is about 125 acres overall, owned and operated by the College of the Atlantic.”

The Peggy Rockefeller Farms raises livestock and grows vegetables and fruit trees.

Walke says, “About two thirds of that gets used by the college’s dining services and the other third gets sold locally.”

In addition to feeding students bellies, the farm also feeds their minds…

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