UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Dr. Keiko Miwa Ross Student Farm invites the campus and community to get ready for the autumn growing season at its fall plant sale. Students will be selling hundreds of vegetables that are ready to be planted this August. The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 5 and from 10 a.m. to noon on Aug. 6. The sale will be held at the farm, which is located at the intersection of Big Hollow Road and Fox Hollow Road.
All the vegetables for sale have been seeded and raised on campus by the Ross Student Farm team. Vegetables include cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kohlrabi, green and yellow zucchini, yellow squash, cucumber and more.
Shoppers should bring their own box or bag to carry plants in, as well as cash or check for payment.
For more information about the sale, seedling prices, and directions to the farm, visit the Ross Student Farm website.
The Dr. Keiko Miwa Ross Student Farm, a unit of Penn State Student Affairs, is part of the Sustainable Food Systems Program, which houses Penn State’s Student Farm, Student Farm Club, affiliated Food Systems Minor, and Course-Client Collaborations. The goal of the program is to develop students’ knowledge about sustainable food systems while providing hands-on learning and leadership opportunities and positively contributing to the community.