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Friday, September 21, 2018

IU Campus Farm

Established in fall 2017, the Indiana University Campus Farm encompasses 10 agricultural acres, a late 1800s farmhouse and four barns on the former Hinkle-Garton Farmstead just a few blocks from the IU Bloomington campus.

Indiana University Campus Farm manager Erin Carman-Sweeney picks tomatoes at the farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. Established in 2017, the farm includes 10 agricultural acres, a late 1800’s farmhouse and four historic barns at the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead just a few blocks from the IU Bloomington campus. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Campus Farm manager Erin Carman-Sweeney picks tomatoes at the farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. Established in 2017, the farm includes 10 agricultural acres, a late 1800’s farmhouse and four historic barns at the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead just a few blocks from the IU Bloomington campus. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

A selection of freshly-harvested new girl (red) and heirloom (yellow, brown, green) tomatoes are sorted into bins at the IU Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

A selection of freshly-harvested new girl (red) and heirloom (yellow, brown, green) tomatoes are sorted into bins at the IU Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Zinnias grow at the IU Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The flowers help increase pollination in nearby vegetables by attracting bees. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Zinnias grow at the IU Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The flowers help increase pollination in nearby vegetables by attracting bees. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Campus Farm Co-Director James Farmer picks heirloom tomatoes at the farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Campus Farm Co-Director James Farmer picks heirloom tomatoes at the farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Campus Farm Co-Director James Farmer picks heirloom tomatoes at the farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Indiana University Campus Farm Co-Director James Farmer picks heirloom tomatoes at the farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Lettuce grows at the Indiana University Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Lettuce grows at the Indiana University Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Students tour the Indiana University Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

Students tour the Indiana University Campus Farm on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (James Brosher/IU Communications)

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