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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. [...]

2018-07-16T13:18:34+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

A Knack for Leadership

Elyse Caiazzo’s passion for local food production leads to multiple awards By Susan Johnson Elyse Caiazzo ’18 (Scarborough, ME), assistant director of the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation (ILFSI), acted as a student ambassador for ILFSI at the Farm-to-Table dinners at the Stone Barn through summer and fall of 2017. Photo: Patricia [...]

2018-07-13T14:00:12+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.

2018-07-08T21:23:16+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, 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 [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:00+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

Training the Next Generation of New England Food Entrepreneurs

While growing Maine’s food and beverage industry by Manuela Arundel Later this year, Saint Joseph’s 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. The Institute consists of five enterprises: a [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:00+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 [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:01+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

All Roads Lead to the Farm

Two of Maine’s leading road construction managers, who support the College’s Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation, are awakening Gorham’s agricultural past By Emma Deans Danny (left) and Jon Shaw stand on the Shaw Brothers Family Foundation’s land in Gorham, which will be used for recreational and farming purposes. Photo: Emma Deans. [...]

2018-07-02T14:12:10+00:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Business Planning with Purpose

Hayley Winslow ’18 brings business acumen to her new professional role for the College By Emma Deans Through Hayley Winslow’s role as business services manager for Saint Joseph’s College’s Mission-Aligned Businesses, she tells “the story of the business.” Photo: Emma Deans. With the warm sun beating down, Hayley Winslow ’18 macheted a [...]

2018-07-03T11:34:33+00:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , , |

On Finding Balance

Family, work, community, and self By Lee Kennedy ’87 Lee Kennedy ’87, taking time out to enjoy Portland’s foodie scene. Photo: Sean Harris. When I enrolled at Saint Joseph’s College, my initial impression was that it was an unassuming place that received people very well from all different backgrounds. It didn’t matter where [...]

2018-06-29T15:40:03+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Saving Sea Stars

Olivia Marable ’18 on her sea star propagation research internship By Patricia Erikson Olivia Marable ’18 (center) with two other aquarium interns on the beach at the release of a rehabilitated sea turtle. Olivia Marable ’18 of Buffalo, New York (Marine Science major with minors in Environmental Science and Sustainability Studies), enjoyed an [...]

2018-07-06T10:29:41+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |