Bowdoin Organic Garden

Bowdoin Organic Garden

Welcome to the Bowdoin Organic Garden, where all things grow, whether planted or not!  We are a program of Dining Services and also comprise a large student group, the Organic Garden Club.  We hope you will use this site to find answers to your questions, contact the program directors, submit ideas, and get excited about farming.

First Impressions from New Garden Interns

Story posted June 12, 2014

New experiences pile up for garden interns, Tara and Elina, as they shrug off their student personas and get dirty. 

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Maple Meek 2014

Story posted March 31, 2014

The Bowdoin Organic Garden season begins with the tapping of campus trees.  This year, Mother Nature's feeling pretty stingy.

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Bowdoin Polar Chef-2014

Story posted March 12, 2014

The competition was fierce at Thorne Dining Hall.  Which team would win the silver spatula?

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Mushrooms, Millstones and Planting Seeds

Story posted February 25, 2014

Bowdoin Dining Service continues the annual tradition of breaking bread with interesting local agriculture entrepreneurs.

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Harvest Dinner

Story posted November 07, 2013

What happens at Bowdoin during the summer?  Probably not what you would expect.

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Sunny Spring Garden

Story posted November 07, 2013

A garden in spring presents a blank canvas for the hopeful gardener once the mementi mori of winter have been dispatched.

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Garden News
  • New Garden Location at 52 Harpswell Road (great barn!)
  • Tara Palnitkar & Elina Zhang 2014 Garden Interns
  • Love our new tiller!