Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Gardeners spends summer digging in the dirt

By Chelsie Field

September 6, 2012

When the University of Massachusetts campus emptied itself for the summer, recent graduate Tripper O’Mara stayed to play in the dirt. Along with a handful of other workers, O’Mara spent his summer on campus breaking up soil come rain or shine as part of the UMass Permaculture Ini...

Permaculture garden grows over summer

By Katie Landeck

September 6, 2011

The University of Massachusetts permaculture garden blossomed over the summer from a pasture composed of a few fledgling plants to a full force garden capable of producing over 500 pounds of food this year alone. “We have been doing a lo...