The college held it's "13th Annual Fall Farm Day" at Beech Hill Farm.
Typically the day involves the certified organic farm, opening to new students with a lunch and an explanation of the area.
This year, the event was opened to the public and included a farm policy panel.
Student, Jenna Farineau, said "So this is a great way to get students out here to show them more of our food system a part of the college, but also for the greater community to experience the farm and experience the community so we're not being closed off as a college."
US Representative Chellie Pingree was the keynote speaker at the event. Pingree, a COA graduate spoke to students about national and regional food policy.