The Haverfarm is a year round farming and educational space designed to integrate sustainable food and agriculture into the academic and extracurricular lives of Haverford students, faculty, staff, and community members. With a focus on interdisciplinary and experiential learning, the Haverfarm invites students and other members of the community to engage with issues of food justice and local, progressive agriculture. Produce is distributed to students, community members, the dining center and local food banks.
The Haverfarm is managed by Aubrey DeLone who coordinates all farming-related activities. During the semester, students work on the farm through a student-run internship program. In the summer, one student intern funded by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC), works on the farm. All students gain experience in planning, crop selection, planting, growing and harvesting. Through these practices students acquire leadership skills and develop relationships with the surrounding community.