UMD Announces "Terp Farm" Sustainable Farming Operation

Site will offer four-season vegetable production to be used in selected dining halls and campus food truck, as well as to the campus community.

The University of Maryland’s Department of Dining Services, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) and Office of Sustainability have announced the creation of Terp Farm, a sustainable farming operation to be located 15 miles from the College Park campus.

Dining Services secured a $124,400 grant from the university’s Sustainability Fund for a three-year pilot program and is now hiring a Lead Agricultural Technician to help support the project. Terp Farm will

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