We have Bee Hives On Our Roof? Honey bees are one of the most vital species on our planet, and MSU students and faculty have united to help - we are working together to create a safe habitat for honey bees to live and flourish on the Bailey Hall GREENroof! Look up - You can … Continue reading Roof Top Bees at Bailey Hall
By Allison Stawara The Bailey GREENhouse and Urban Farm's focus on student awareness of the food system is not complete without the students who come volunteer and learn about where their food comes from. But another very important partnership of this closed-loop food system is with the chefs who prepare and highlight our products in … Continue reading The Chef Connection
This workshop is all about Bone Broth! Join us on Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 2pm as we turn bones into soup in the Bailey Hall 2nd Floor Kitchen. Vegetarian broth will also be available. What’s the deal with Bone Broth? Consumed since prehistoric times, Bone Broth is made from the boiled bones of meat … Continue reading RISE Cooking Workshops: Bone Broth
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
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 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!