UMF in the News: Rustic Roots Farm and UMF recognized with Campus Compact Corporate Partner of the Year Award

According to the Daily Bulldog, on April 28, the Maine Campus Compact celebrated its 22nd Annual Awards Ceremony at the University of Maine at Augusta to recognize outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine faculty, students and community and corporate partners. The award recipients’ positive impacts on campuses and in communities throughout the state reinforce the importance of the public purposes of higher education.

The Corporate Partner of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding corporate partner with an MCC member institution. The 2023 award recipient is Rustic Roots Farm in Partnership with the University of Maine at Farmington.

Campus Compact Award being given to Rustic Roots(Left to right) Mark Pires, UMF campus sustainability coordinator; Erica Emery; and Dave Allen, Rustic Roots Farm.

Through robust partnerships with Maine Campus Compact member institutions, the corporate partner exhibits expertise and provides resources in support of community-engaged learning that helps to educate and empower students in real-world problem solving.

Read more at: Daily Bulldog

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