The Renegade Rip

BC holds 13th annual Garden Fest

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Bakersfield College held their 13th annual Garden Fest on April 21 in the Renegade Parks here on campus. All clubs and departments at BC were encouraged to promote their organization. This included free admission and parking for all those in attendance. There were numerous vendors that sold a variety of things such as plants, food, T-shirts and other fun souvenirs. People...

BC looks for vendors for the 13th Annual Garden Festival

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Bakersfield College is looking for vendors for the 13th annual Garden Fest. Garden Fest is an annual event coordinated and hosted by the BC Agriculture Department. It will be a free event, on campus, on April 21 at Renegade Park. The event offers free parking and free admission. The Garden Fest is offering free booths to BC clubs, students, and vendors. Anyone can have a...

Garden Fest blooms on campus

Garden Fest blooms on campus

May 2, 2017

Bakersfield College’s 12th annual Garden Fest was held northeast of the football stadium on April 22. The event had many vendors, both old and new, set...

BC annual Garden Fest ready to bloom

Zach Sullivan, Reporter

April 20, 2017

Bakersfield College’s annual Garden Fest will feature more booths and people than ever before, as well as benefit students in attendance by providing them the opportunity to make connections with future employers and apply for both paid and unpaid internships, said Sally Sterns, a horticulture technician at Bakersfield College. Garden Fest, which according to Sterns was started...

Garden Fest springs onto campus

AK Pachla, Copy Editor

April 5, 2016

Bakersfield College’s 11th annual Garden Fest comes into bloom this spring on Saturday, April 16, when more than one hundred vendors will be in Renegade Park near the Horticulture Lab with food, arts and jewelry, yard and landscaping product demonstrations, and of course, plants. “Well, my world is always over here,” says horticultural technician and BC professor Sally...

Variety at BC’s annual Garden Fest

Variety at BC’s annual Garden Fest

April 22, 2015

Bakersfield College’s annual Garden Fest, held on campus April 18, featured a number of booths with hidden handmade treasures. Merilee Armstrong was...

Clouds don’t hinder Garden Fest celebration

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor

May 7, 2014

Dark clouds and the threat of rain couldn’t put a damper on the ninth annual Garden Fest at Bakersfield College, which took place April 26. The nine-hour event saw thousands in attendance from the community and across the San Joaquin Valley, visiting vendor booths run by clubs and organizations from BC, Bakersfield, Kern County and the rest of California. White Forest...

Horticulture and Ag programs are ready for the annual Garden Fest

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor

April 23, 2014

Bakersfield College’s horticulture and agriculture programs will be holding the ninth annual Garden Fest on April 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at BC. The one-day festival will host over 150 vendors, including booths on gardening, pets, cooking, arts and crafts, a farmer’s market, and a live broadcast of KERN 1180’s Country Garden Radio program. The event includes numerous...

Celebrating 100 years at Garden Fest

Celebrating 100 years at Garden Fest

May 1, 2013

By Patricia Rocha Reporter Students, faculty, community members and their families all came out to this year’s Garden Fest for a day of botany-themed fun. T...

Garden Fest gearing up for big night out

Samantha Briggs, Reporter

April 17, 2013

By Samantha Briggs Reporter On April 20, Bakersfield College will be celebrating the school’s 100th year by holding the 8th annual Garden Fest. Garden Fest kicks off the first of the school’s centennial celebrations. The event will feature the school’s agriculture and horticulture programs and guests will get an opportunity to learn about environmental issues, a...

Garden Fest ends in huge success

Garden Fest ends in huge success

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

May 2, 2012

Crowds of people swarmed the Renegade Park exploring the many different booths and activities at this year’s seventh annual Garden Fest held at Bakersfield...

Bakersfield College prepares for Garden Fest

Bakersfield College prepares for Garden Fest

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

April 18, 2012

Bakersfield College’s annual Garden Fest is back for its seventh year on April 21. The festival is free and open to the public. Food and beverages...

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