Gardens Grow at Westmont College

Gardens Grow at Westmont College

As of last fall, the school's onsite gardens have produced more than 5,000 lbs. of campus-grown, sustainable produce.

From a start three years ago with a quarter acre plot, the green dining/garden program at Westmont College has developed into a major campus sustainability initiative. Most recently, the school debuted Farm Fresh Friday, a weekly lunch special that features local and sustainable produce, including crops from the garden.

In 2011, Westmont alumnus Anthony Waldrop had been hired by the school's dining services provider, Sodexo, as a sustainability coordinator. His duties included dev

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