The Elon Environmental Center at Loy Farm demonstrates the integration of food and natural systems with the built environment. Loy Farm plays host to a number of Environmental Studies classes. In addition, its activities and functions include food and farming systems, the Design Build Studio for Responsible Architecture, the Piedmont Prairie Ecological Restoration Project, and long-term ecological research.

What can you do at the Environmental Center at Loy Farm?

Visit the farm

The farm welcomes students and faculty to visit, do research, volunteer or simply enjoy the beauty of the natural space.


Want to dig in deeper? Join an internship at the farm for class credit!


All food grown at the Loy Farm is used by campus dining, by student organizations and through donations to Campus Kitchen.


Contact us

Loy Farm
2635 Front St.
Burlington, NC 27244

Email farm manager Taylor Black