The Guilfordian

Florence damages affect NC hog farms

Yunah Kim and Abigail AbantoHollans

September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence’s recent impact of heavy winds and rainfall on the east coast, particularly in North Carolina, has reignited discussion of the mechanisms of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation farming and the environmental impacts CAFO farms project when combined with weather events like Florence. “As...

Community gardens meet different needs

Community gardens meet different needs

Sommy Fanney, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

“There are some people you’ll run into, now and again, that are like, ‘We have a farm?’” said junior  Marek Wojtola. “So, I can understand how other people wouldn’t know that we have a community garden on campus.” Wojtola, who works with a program called Hunger Fellows through Guilford’s...

Farmers’ market provides fresh place to buy food

Farmers’ market provides fresh place to buy food

Allison DeBusk, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012

Looking for a place that sells healthy, fresh vegetables at an affordable price? Look no further than the recently established Guilford Farmers Market. Junior Helen Mandalinic, Bonner Center hunger fellow and market manager, conceived the idea in April and began holding markets in July through collaboration...

Guilford farm CSA: sharing the bounty

Guilford farm CSA: sharing the bounty

Elias Blondeau, Staff Writer

August 31, 2012

Guilford has no shortage of options for hungry students, such as the eclectic cafeteria and the variety of local restaurants. One thing that may not cross many minds, however, is the rich amount of produce available from the on-campus farm. Hopefully, that is about to change thanks to the new Community...