Archive | May, 2012

Senior year? Cool.

As of 1 p.m. yesterday, I’ve finished my junior year of college. It’s unbelievable that I only have two semesters left to think about grades, studying and meal plans, but I definitely think I’m ready. This is not supposed to be a cliche tear jerker about my college experience, because honestly I’ve been ready to […]

From class to farm: Students grow understanding of food production

The demand for food is expected to double by 2050, according to Jerry Dorsett, adjunct instructor of environmental studies at Elon University, and the need for sustainable agriculture is going to grow with it. In North Carolina, agriculture is the largest industry, accounting for $70 billion of the state’s economy, according to Dorsett. He also […]