Welcome to Dilmun Hill. We are a student-run farm that has been practicing sustainable agriculture on Cornell University's campus for more than a decade. Our mission is to provide students, faculty, staff and community with opportunities for experiential learning, group collaboration and research. Throughout the year we host work parties where volunteers work in the fields and experience the latest in sustainable ag practices. The student managers and steering committee members collaborate with the Organic Coordinator and Faculty Advisor to provide leadership in farm operations and disseminate information through education and outreach. We also collaborate with various organizations on campus, such as MacDaniels Nut Grove (MNG). Our popular campus farm stand offers Dilmun Hill produce for sale from June through October and we supply local produce to Cornell Dining and Manndible Café in season.
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The farm manager positions offer a unique opportunity to be part of a collaborative, creative, and hands-on environment. Being a farm manager is a full time paid position over the summer months and a part-time position during the fall and spring semesters. Managers must be undergraduate students at Cornell and are also eligible to earn academic credits. Whether or not you have farm experience, we welcome you to join our team.
New high tunnel to extend growing season
The production-scale high tunnel does not only extend the growing season at Dilmun Hill, but also serves as an educational resource for the many classes that visit the farm. It is mounted on rails, so that the tunnel can be easily moved between two different growing areas. Learn more
See time-lapse videos of the installation:
Work Parties - from spring to fall
Thank you to all of the hard-working volunteers throughout the season! Work parties will start up again in spring - stay tuned.