University of Wyoming Extension News

UW student farm furthers student education, community outreach

An idea sown last year for a student farm at UW came to fruition this spring with vegetable plants popping through the ground near the University of Wyoming’s greenhouse.

The vegetable growing effort is an outreach to the community and helps further education of students in the agroecology program in the College of Agriculture, said Michael Baldwin, a junior majoring in agroecology from Fairfax, Va., and vice president of Agricultural Community Resources for Everyday Sustainability (ACRES. The first planting gets the project off the ground. Continue reading