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In it for the Long Haul: Lane Hubacz ’09

Lane Hubacz shares his work at the cutting edge of aquaculture by Patricia Erikson "Not only are we helping to establish a sustainable food source, we can grow the business as much as we want to. That’s really appealing to me. I’m in it for the long haul." Lane Hubacz harvesting Basket Island Oysters. [...]

2018-09-11T11:02:31+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

A Knack for Leadership

Elyse Caiazzo’s passion for local food production leads to multiple awards. Elyse is a double major in Environmental Science and Political Science, has been chosen to participate in the 2018 Maine National Education for Women (NEW) Leadership Summer Institute through the University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center this summer.

2018-09-11T11:02:16+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Moving Mountains

Avid outdoorsman. Champion of education. Tireless volunteer. Editor of the one of the most iconic publications in America. It’s hard to know where to begin describing Peter Geiger Hon. ’14 and his commitment to making the world a better place, but when documenting sustainability initiatives in the Saint Joseph’s College community, Geiger’s name tops the go-to list.

2018-09-11T11:02:17+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Coming Together for the Mission

Mark Swann Hon. '18 reflects on a life of anti-poverty work by Patricia Erikson Preble Street Executive Director Mark Swann sits in front of a mural at the entrance of the Joe Kreisler Teen Shelter, a low-barrier state licensed emergency overnight shelter in Portland offering a safe place for homeless and street-involved youth, and [...]

2018-09-11T11:02:16+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Rising to the Challenge

Professor Mark Green steps into key role as hydroponic enterprise director for the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation By Manuela Arundel It all began with a 320-square-foot shipping container. In April 2017, Hannaford Charitable Foundation generously donated Maine’s first Freight Farm to Saint Joseph’s College. Freight Farms, a Boston-based agricultural technologies company, builds [...]

2018-09-11T11:03:01+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Training the Next Generation of New England Food Entrepreneurs

The College will break ground for the one-third-acre hydroponic greenhouse of the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation, and, soon thereafter, launch its first competency-based courses and certificate programs in hydroponic culture.

2018-09-11T11:03:03+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Transforming Campus Culture

As Dr. Jeanne Gulnick finishes seventeen years of service to Saint Joseph's College, she leaves the College to begin her next career–as a nurse. Photo: Kaitlynn Hutchins '20. Dr. Gulnick's legacy of sustainability by Kimberly Post As a chemist, marine scientist, and environmental educator, Dr. Jeanne Gulnick has championed sustainability at Saint Joseph’s [...]

2018-09-11T11:03:08+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |