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Homegrown: Campus farm is more than food

While Butler University erupts with color and life as the plants revive, the Butler Campus Farm has taken advantage of the unexpected warmth to start business. Tim Dorsey, the recently hired farm manager, has been leading the effort, taking care of a farm that keeps getting bigger and more advanced each semester. Dorsey said that

Butler needs to use more energy to save energy

Butler University funds ambitious projects and proclaims goals of becoming an environmentally responsible campus. But the day-to-day decisions and functions of the university seem to contradict these efforts. Many campus buildings light up the sky every night, all night—even though most of them close at 10 p.m. But even if it were not good for

Campus farm harvests success in summer stand sales

Last fall, Earth Charter Butler (ECB) proposed the creation of the Butler Campus Farm. The student organization approached the Center for Urban Ecology (CUE) with the idea of a campus farm The campus farm proposal developed from the organization’s interest in local and organic foods and food safety, according to the CUE. An area near