Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Permaculture garden looks for student voters

By Collegian News Staff

March 2, 2012

In order to win the White House’s Campus Champions of Change Challenge, the University of Massachusetts Permaculture Initiative is looking for online votes to become one of the five winners, according to a blog post by the student...

Permaculture Committee dubbed ‘Pioneers’

By Josh Steinberg

February 17, 2012

The University of Massachusetts Permaculture Committee was recently awarded the first annual Real Food Award by Real Food Challenge [RFC], an organization based in Boston aimed at promoting “real food” amongst college and...

Creative measures bring Permaculture garden to Southwest

By Brian Canova

November 6, 2011

The UMass Amherst Permaculture program began work on its second permaculture garden, which is located between Berkshire Dining Commons, the Bank of America ATM, and the Southwest Horseshoe last Friday. The garden, located on...

New Permaculture Garden, local food topics of first UMass Sustainability Fair

By Dan Peltier

November 1, 2011

The construction of a new permaculture garden at the Berkshire Dining Commons, as well as different ways that members of the campus community can do contribute to make the University of Massachusetts more sustainable, were showcased...

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...