Urban farm to host its first event in new barn

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By Christy Ulmet

The urban farm staff is gearing up to host its first event in the farm’s new barn, which sits behind the Redford and Shingler apartments.

On Saturday, April 25*, both students from the Trevecca community and local farmers from the Nashville area are invited to the Urban Farm’s first barn dance. Continue reading Urban farm to host its first event in new barn

Urban farm loses four pigs, ramps up security measures

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Photo c/o Jason Adkins.

By Christy Ulmet

A recent attack on some of Trevecca’s urban farm animals forced Jason Adkins, environmental projects coordinator and farm operator, to reinforce some security measures on the farm.

On Tuesday, January 6, a pack of four stray dogs made their way into the pigpen and attacked some Juliana miniature pigs. While one pig managed to escape the attack and make its way to a nearby business, four of the pigs did not survive. Continue reading Urban farm loses four pigs, ramps up security measures

Trevecca’s urban farm welcomes new additions

By Christy Ulmet

Trevecca’s urban farm has gained over 30 new animals in the past six months. Many of them were donated; some were purchased. The farm allows students to get educated on operating a farm, as well as starting an urban farm. Volunteers are out daily from about 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Trevecca Urban Farm loses a loyal friend

By Christy Ulmet

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Jason Adkins, environmental projects coordinator, gets some love from Hero.

Workers on Trevecca’s urban farm are mourning the loss of a dog they fell in love with quickly after he came to live on campus earlier in the year.

Hero, an 11 year-old Pyrenees who herds Trevecca’s goats, had to be put down because of what is believed to have been a stroke. Continue reading Trevecca Urban Farm loses a loyal friend