Welcome Back Students!!!!

Welcome to UIUC Class of 2020 and welcome back everyone else!

The Sustainable Student Farm is excited about this next school year. We are currently in full swing squarely in the middle of our big harvest season! We have been bringing batches of between 1000 lbs and 1500 lbs of tomatoes to Florida Avenue Residence Hall to be processed in the Dining Halls, along with a wide variety of other vegetables being brought to all the different Dining Halls to be made fresh for students every week! We have had a great crew of student workers this year and are very pleased to welcome Stefan Johnsrud to the crew as the assistant manager, who brings an amazing knowledge set to the farm.

If you are curious about the SSF there are a few ways you can interact with us!!!

We take volunteers every weekday (check out the volunteering tab on this site).

We have a farm stand on the quad at Anniversary Plaza on the south side of the Union every Thursday from 11-5 until the end of October!!! Come check out the produce we are growing and meet some of our amazing student workers!

We are going to have an open house field day September 9th along with a bunch of our great partners keep your eyes open for that!!!

If you have a group that is interested in a tour, a volunteer day or a workshop feel free to email us at uiucssf@gmail.com

If you want the most up to date info and photos follow us on Facebook and Instagram we are most active on those sites!

This year we have a number of partnerships that make life more interesting! we have an ongoing relationship with the paper gurus Fresh Press who have a Paper CSA called "Fiber" this fall. They will be making paper products out of our agricultural waste and making it available to the campus community! They also helped create a new Logo for the SSF it's coming soon!!!! http://freshpress.illinois.edu

We also are excited about an expanded relationship with Bevier Cafe (more info to come)!! Also beginning a partnership with the Sustainability Living Learning Community at the Lincoln Avenue Residence hall!!

All the best
~SSF

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