Our Partnership With Chefs

By Laurie Thorp Alice Waters famously said it all begins with taste. We agree.   The campus chefs at Michigan State University are an integral part of the Bailey GREENhouse and Urban Farm and the sustainable food movement.  Quite simply we could not do this important work without them.  Often when people ask me about the “high … Continue reading Our Partnership With Chefs

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Bailey Hall Rooftop Bee Collaboration

Did you know bees are the most important pollinators of our fruits, vegetables, and flowers, as well as crops like alfalfa hay that feed the farm animals that humans rely on? In the last 10 years though, crop production has increased while bee populations have plummeted due to the elimination of cover crops, large-scale monoculture practices, an increase in pesticides that are toxic to bees, and Colony Collapse Disorder.