FEAST Organic Garden
FEAST (Food, Energy and Sustainability Team) is an Occidental College student-club dedicated to enjoying, studying, and discussing the connection between our food and the environment.
In the spring of 2009, a group of students petitioned the administration for a site on Occidental College’s campus to start a student-run organic garden. With an incredible amount of hard work and the unending guidance of Bruce Steele and Mark Vallianatos and many others, we built our first compost pile using pre-consumer food scraps from the Marketplace, clippings from facilities and straw on March 15th, 2009. We continued our compost operation for the remainder of the semester and during the summer a group of students put in raised beds, broke ground and began planting. The first harvest came in August as patty-pan squash, pees, chard and kale ripened.
1882 Campus Rd.
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Occidental College, UEPI (MS-M1), 1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA 90041