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Using Local Food Systems and Justice Issues to teach Sustainability

  • Eureka College (IL)

For two years, I have taught an upper-level seminar in Environmental Studies on Local Food Systems and Justice issues that also meets a gen ed requirement for undergraduates in Sustainable ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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A Living Lab Approach to Saving The Farm

  • Butler University (IN)

The Farm at Butler University has existed for 10 years without dedicated administrative funding. With no immediate funding support from the University planned, the Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability ...

  • Posted Nov. 15, 2021
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Strategic Plan for Sustainable Agriculture Project

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

The GVSU Sustainable Agriculture Project is a collaboration between students, faculty, and staff to experience sustainable agriculture on the Allendale Campus. The project began with a group of students in ...


LCC Students at the Learning Garden

  • Lane Community College (OR)

Lane Community College Students harvesting kale at the Learning Garden


Sterling College Break Free from Plastic Pledge

  • Sterling College (VT) (VT)

Sterling College proudly displays their signed #BreakFreeFromPlastic Campus pledge, which guides colleges and universities towards single-use plastic elimination and waste elimination. Sterling College, a federally designated Work College in Vermont ...


Sterling College EcoGather

  • Sterling College (VT) (VT)

Place-Based, Community-Focused Education - Sterling College is in the process of developing EcoGather, a higher education platform designed to advance ecological thinking and action as a foundation for building regenerative communities ...


Farming on the Campus Quad

  • Duke University (NC)
  • Green Mountain College (VT)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

This article covers how universities have promoted local and organic farming by giving their students land to grow their own gardens on campus.


Planting the Pond

  • Western Dakota Technical College (SD)

For this project, Western Dakota Tech formed an interdisciplinary team comprised of Environmental Engineering, Controlled Environment Agriculture, Electrical Trades, Computer-Aided Design, and Farm and Ranch Management students to design and ...


Affecting Sustainable Changes in the Individual Through Landscape Architecture: A Case Study of the University of Virginia

  • University of Virginia (VA)

In the long trek towards creating a sustainable society, universities play one of the most significant roles. They serve as laboratories for defining what it means to be a sustainable ...


Can public universities play a role in fostering seed sovereignty?

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • University of Toronto (ON)

Across Canada and the United States, public universities were founded with a mission to contribute to broad societal well-being. Yet, the capacity of public research institutions to develop and disseminate ...


Critical food systems education, neoliberalism, and the alternative campus tour

  • Trent University (ON)

While still quite modest, the body of scholarship on pedagogy related to teaching for more socio-ecologically just food systems is growing. However, this body of work is largely silent on ...


Sustainable Food Systems (MA)

  • Montana State University (MT)

This program offers many opportunities to engage in experiential learning through management of projects at MSU’s Towne’s Harvest Garden and in the surrounding communities. Students can tailor their ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Integrated Pathway in Sustainable Agriculture

  • Earlham College (IN)

The coursework and applied experiences in the Sustainable Agriculture Integrated Pathway engage students in different elements of food and agricultural systems, ranging from the soil to plants to production processes ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Crop Sciences (BS)

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The Crop Sciences major is where plant genetics, biotechnology, business, data science, crop production, and sustainability are brought together by results-oriented faculty and students.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agroecology Concentration

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The Agroecology Concentration addresses ecologically based management of cropping systems, stewardship of the environment, and sustainable food production systems. The intersection between crop plants and their environment is emphasized in ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agricultural and Consumer Economics (BS)

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) applies business and economics principles to food, agriculture, renewable energy, and the environment, both here and abroad. By combining technical knowledge ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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International Agriculture & Rural Development (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

The International Agriculture and Rural Development (IARD) major is designed for students who are interested in tackling the unique and interdisciplinary issues associated with food systems and rural development in ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agricultural Sciences (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Cornell's Agricultural Sciences Major gives students the flexibility to tailor their studies to meet their unique goals with concentrations in Animal Science, Business Management and Policy, Education and Society ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Food Science (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

The Food Science major prepares students to lead change in the food industry, academia and government. The research programs are designed to expand understanding of the biological/microbiological, chemical, physical ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Horticulture Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

The Horticulture Minor Program of Study in Horticulture aims to increase students’ knowledge and skills for managing fruits, vegetables and landscape plants for the purpose of improving the quality of ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Breeding Minor

  • Cornell University (NY)

The Minor Program of Study in Plant Breeding provides a basic understanding of crop improvement, a historical perspective of the discipline, and a sense of how plant breeding contributes to ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agriculture and Life Sciences (MPS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

The MPS degree program at Cornell CALS is ideal for career-focused students interested in the thorough study of issues and advancements in the fields of life, social, and environmental sciences ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Food Science and Technology (MS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Candidates for the M.S. degree select one major in the field and one minor outside the field. There are no general course credit requirements for the M.S. or ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Food Science and Technology (PhD)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Candidates for the Ph.D. degree select one major in the field and two minors outside the field. There are no general course credit requirements for the M.S. or ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Horticultural Biology (MS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Although emphasis is on horticultural plants and systems commonly found in areas of temperate climate, graduate study on species and cropping systems of tropical areas is also possible by use ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Horticultural Biology (PhD)

  • Cornell University (NY)

Although emphasis is on horticultural plants and systems commonly found in areas of temperate climate, graduate study on species and cropping systems of tropical areas is also possible by use ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Breeding (MS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

The field of plant breeding encourages applications from students interested in crop improvement in the context of global agriculture. The applied breeding program deals with development of plant materials for ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Breeding (PhD)

  • Cornell University (NY)

The field of plant breeding encourages applications from students interested in crop improvement in the context of global agriculture. The applied breeding program deals with development of plant materials for ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Plant Biology (PhD)

  • Cornell University (NY)

In addition to studying a major subject in the Field of Plant Biology, students also take course work in two other minor subjects of their choice, either in or outside ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agricultural and Resource Economics (BS)

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Students in the Agricultural and Resource Economics program must take courses in Agricultural Science, Mathematics/Economics/Statistics, Environmental and Resource Policy, International Agriculture, Food Production, and Politics.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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International Agriculture and Natural Resources Certificate

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

In this certificate program, students will relate their disciplinary knowledge and technical skills to global agriculture and natural resources issues, beclome familiar with a foreign language, study abroad, and learn ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Graduate Certificate

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The GC-OSA focuses on sustainability through examining both the ecosystem services provided by beneficial insects, as well as the management of injurious insects. Ecological functions of insects in the natural ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Horticulture: Nursery Management (AS)

  • Santa Rosa Junior College (CA)

The Environmental Horticulture: Nursery Management major prepares students to advance to management positions in nurseries that propagate, grow and market plants for use in the home, business or the landscape ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Design (AS)

  • Santa Rosa Junior College (CA)

The Environmental Horticulture: Garden Design major prepares students for occupations within the landscape industry that require garden design skills. The program emphasizes hands-on learning, and most courses incorporate lab activities ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agriculture Plant Science (AS)

  • Santa Rosa Junior College (CA)

The Associate in Science for Transfer in Agriculture Plant Science will provide current and relevant knowledge, skills and abilities through education and hands-on training in Agricultural Science, Animal Science and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agriculture Business (AS)

  • Santa Rosa Junior College (CA)

The Associate in Science for Transfer in Agriculture Business will provide current and relevant knowledge, skills and abilities through education and hands-on training in Agriculture Business, Agriculture Studies, AgriBusiness, Ag ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Construction and Maintenance (AS)

  • Santa Rosa Junior College (CA)

The Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Construction and Maintenance major deals with all aspects of plant use in the landscape. People working in the landscape field derive job satisfaction from enhancing the ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (MA)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Department of Community Sustainability offers a Master of Arts (MA) Degree as a way for individuals to advance professional knowledge through education in the context of agriculture, food and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Ecological Food and Farming Systems Graduate Specialization

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Ecological Food and Farming Systems (EFFS) graduate specialization is designed to foster understanding of biogeochemical, socioeconomic, and policy concepts critical to sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program provides ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Sustainable Food Systems

  • Goshen College (IN)

Learning about agriculture at Goshen will be based in the campus' Merry Lea Sustainable Farm — where 10 acres of fruits, vegetables, nuts and livestock are raised — and extends out to ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Universite Laval - High Performance Greenhouse Complex

  • Universite Laval (QC)

The High Performance Greenhouse Complex is a reference as a research infrastructure. Its equipment is among the most sophisticated in North America. The High Performance Greenhouse Complex distinguishes itself from ...


Santa Clara University - Gathering Fruit with the Glean Team

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

SCU's Glean Team is a volunteer-based group that gathers fruit from the hundreds of fruit-bearing trees on campus and surrounding area. Harvested fruit is donated to on-campus food pantries ...


Arthur Capper Cooperative Center

  • Kansas State University (KS)

The Arthur Capper Cooperative Center (ACCC) in the K-State Department of Agricultural Economics was established on June 11, 1984 by an agreement between Kansas State University and the Kansas Cooperative ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics MS

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics equips students with a strong base in applied microeconomics that can lead to exciting careers in business ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Agricultural and Resource Economics MS and PhD

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The Department offers both MS and PhD degrees from one of the nation's premier graduate programs in applied economics. The program focuses on the application of advanced economic theory ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Environmental and Resource Economics concentration

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

The Agricultural and Resource Economics (Ag-Econ) concentration provides students with the flexibility to select a field of study that fits their career interests. Students can also customize their degree program ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education (BS)

  • Michigan State University (MI)

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education major has a unique focus on agriculture, food and natural resources sustainability for the benefit of communities in Michigan, the U.S. and ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Living Earth Festival 2018: MA‘O Organic Farms

  • Leeward Community College (HI)
  • University of Hawaii - West Oahu (HI)

This video, taken at the Living Earth Festival in 2018, highlights efforts by MA'O Organic Farms in Waianae, Hawaii to uplift the local community through employment opportunities and local ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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Inside The New School's University Center: Students Foster Sustainable Behavior

  • The New School (NY)

A class of students from Parsons The New School for Design's School of Art, Media, and Technology spent a fall semester working on projects that build upon the sustainability ...

  • Posted May 28, 2020
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U.S. Sustainable Food Market Generation Z Consumer Segments

  • Iowa State University (IA)

This study explores the interaction between environmental consciousness and sustainable food attributes as predictors in the market segmentation process for sustainable foods with respect to United States (U.S.) Generation ...