Campus Farm

  1. December 1, 2023

    Campus Farm experiments with composting stadium waste

    Compost from U-M football games could be used to grow produce at the student-run Campus Farm, if a recent experiment goes well.

  2. April 13, 2023

    Innovation fund aids campus sustainability projects

    The Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund recently awarded $98,000 in grants to five on-campus projects by students, faculty and staff that are designed to reduce U-M’s environmental impact.

  3. January 10, 2023

    Refugee-focused community garden celebrates its first year

    An area of U-M’s Campus Farm has been dubbed “The Freedom Garden” — a space where refugee clients can grow their own food through community gardening.    

  4. August 29, 2022

    Program manager keeps Campus Farm bustling

    Jeremy Moghtader has served as the program manager for the Campus Farm for six years after a 12-year career at Michigan State University.

  5. September 9, 2019

    Freight Farm gives U-M fresh produce, sustainability data

    The Freight Farm, which sits on U-M’s Campus Farm, is a 320-square-foot recycled shipping container outfitted with 256 columns that can grow plants ranging from veggies to flowers.

  6. January 20, 2017

    Campus Farm helps cultivate lessons in sustainable agriculture

    What may be the best-kept secret on campus? The University of Michigan runs a farm where students, faculty and staff grow vegetables and herbs at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.