• NEWS
    Maine Voices: Time to Cut Down on Unlimited Swipes in College Dining Halls [Press Herald]
    The way we approach our food systems and our daily meals should be considered a vital part of the undergraduate curriculum, writes College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins ’92. “Unlimited access to comfort foods might be enticing, but I find it misguided. We should be inspiring prospective students with how food is grown, prepared and consumed,” he says.
  • NEWS
    COA Team Places in Food Innovation Challenge
    A team of College of the Atlantic students captures the judge’s attention at the New England Food System Innovation Challenge, finishing second place on the college track, and winning $500, with their pitch for a Veggie Van mobile produce market.
  • NEWS
    Modern Agriculture Programs in Maine Emphasize Food Production Science, Policy [Bangor Daily News]
    In a field where upcoming generations of farmers once learned farming from their parents and grandparents directly on the land, more and more future farmers and food systems policy makers are enrolling in Maine post-secondary degree programs, such as those at College of the Atlantic, focusing on agriculture, food sovereignty and sustainable growing.


September 14th, 2019

  • Sep
    Share The Harvest Dinner

    Share the Harvest Farm Dinner

    5:00pm, Beech Hill Farm, Mount Desert COA’s Beech Hill Farm is the setting for a four-course dinner catered by Havana Restaurant. All proceeds benefit Share the Harvest, a COA student-led program working to ensure that fresh, organic, and local produce is more accessible to low-income members of the MDI community.