By Heather Shea #RISE and MSU Museum Partner to Create Display Honoring Hall’s Namesake The Michigan State University Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment or RISE Program, in conjunction with the Michigan State Museum has recently installed a display on the first floor of Bailey Hall highlighting the hall’s namesake, Liberty Hyde Bailey. The display … Continue reading Who was Liberty Hyde Bailey?
By Laurie Thorp First I must say that I believe we are the only land grant university that boasts an organic zone on its campus. What this means is that the herbs and veggies we grow are certified organic under the National Organic Program (NOP) as regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Each year we … Continue reading What Does it Mean to be an Organic Zone?
The Bailey Urban Farm and the RISE (Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment) collaborates to bring monthly cooking workshops to the residents of Bailey Hall and participants in the RISE program. We welcome all who want to join us! Our next workshop: PIZZA! Join us on Friday, October 10th, 2014 as we make … Continue reading RISE Cooking Workshops
By Liz Brajevich The Worm Team at Michigan State began composting in the Bailey Greenhouse in 2012. The Be Spartan Green Student Project Fund funds this new program. Granted $5,000, the worm team set up three vermicomposting bins. Worms are breaking down food scraps from the Brody Cafeteria and turning them into a nutrient rich … Continue reading Worms, Worms, Worms!
The Bailey GREENhouse and Urban Farm is a passive solar greenhouse located in the Brody neighborhood of Michigan State University's campus. The greenhouse grows certified organic herbs and greens that are sold to the Brody Dining Hall and Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center's State Room. Student workers and volunteers participate in duties which include harvesting, … Continue reading Welcome to Our New Website!