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Pomona College Organic Farm

superadobe Earth Dome

The superadobe Earth Dome is nestled next to a mulberry tree on the West Farm.

Students sell produce at Farm Stand

Students sell (and taste!) produce at Farm Stand.

A student harvests basil for a cooking workshop

A student harvests basil for a cooking workshop.

Scissors the chicken leaves the coop

Scissors the chicken leaves the coop.

The Farm is a 1.2 acre working farm in the southeast corner of the Pomona College campus.  The West Farm (west of the hammer throw field) is home to the Earth Dome, native plant garden, composting system and a number of lush fruit trees.  The East Farm (east of the field) has a second fruit tree orchard, over 50 beds of crops, mobile chicken coop, and a greenhouse.

The Farm’s mission is to give students, faculty, and staff of The Claremont Colleges a hands-on education in various methods of small-scale ecological farming in scientific, social, and organizational terms. The Farm strives to be a trans-disciplinary space supporting the academic and non-academic values of a liberal arts education.