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The Earthen Oven will serve to bridge the gap between food production and energy consumption. It will provide students with the opportunity to get involved with their own health and food in a way that is not generally possible in traditional campus life. Students will be able to see exactly where their food is coming from and to experiment with a traditional and low-impact means of preparing it. Located at the garden (and conveniently near the compost pile), it eliminates the need for transportation of both the food and the food scraps, it will truly complete the cycle!
The garden is soon to become the official home of the WC Composting Program! This initiative, run by students with the support of Buildings & Grounds and WC’s Dining Services, seeks to reduce waste by turning food prep scraps back into living plant matter via natural breakdown processes.
Real Food Challenge
The Real Food Challenge is coming to WC! A core group of students are in the early stages of learning about the challenge and how it can be applied on our campus.