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Revisiting Service Learning Through Food Equity, One Outcome from the Chemeketa - Marion Polk Food Share Youth Partnership

  • Chemeketa Community College (OR)

Chemeketa Student Retention and College Life (SRCL) periodically offers free leadership courses to students. Chemeketa’s dreams of a student farm for the Agricultural Sciences program are still a few ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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Orchard Planting: Earth Week Membership Required

  • Mills College (CA)

Planting the first portion of an orchard at the Mills Community Farm in collaboration with the nonprofits Growing Together and Hip Hop for Change.

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Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America Membership Required

  • Berea College (KY)

Where will the next generation of farmers come from? What will their farms look like? Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America provides a concrete set of ...

  • Posted 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Campus Gardens & Farms: Engaging the whole community Membership Required

  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • University of Arizona (AZ)

Campus farms and gardens often serve as an attractive pathway for engagement, welcoming new partners and collaborations for interdisciplinary learning. During this moderated networking session we will facilitate the sharing ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Farm-to-school & school-to-farm! Membership Required

  • Georgia Southern University (GA)
  • Burke County Public Schools (GA)

This conference session will highlight how collaborations between universities, schools, and farms have been incorporated into Dietetic Internship programs and curriculum to promote farm-to-school and school-to-farm efforts. Panelists will share ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Local Farmers, Season Extension, and Technology transfer: Experiences from the "Nexus" Greenhouse project at Appalachian State Membership Required

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Nexus project looks to reinvent the heated greenhouse by using on-farm biomass resources and solar energy to create season extension inside a conventional hoop house with minimal fossil energy ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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From Student Farm to Rural Semester: The Evolution of An Idea Membership Required

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

This proposal will explore the evolution of an idea from its initial inception to create an off-campus student farm, to its initial form, to its current practice (UCONN Spring Valley ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Draft Horses on the Farm Membership Required

  • Green Mountain College (VT)

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Production Gwilym Walker ' 17 drives draft horses on the college farm.

  • Posted 1 year, 2 months ago
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Root Program at Williams College Membership Required

  • Williams College (MA)

Williams College Root leaders emulate the Mighty Food Farm flexing tomato logo after an afternoon of volunteering on the Southern Vermont farm.

The non profit organization Manos Unidas led Williams ...

  • Posted 1 year, 2 months ago
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Working with vegetables, mulch and compost at the Guilford College Farm Membership Required

  • Guilford College (NC)
  • Posted 1 year, 2 months ago
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Alfond Draft Horse Barn at Sterling College Membership Required

  • Sterling College (VT)
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UT Farm Stand Membership Required

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

UT Farm Stand is a student-led project that provides local and organic fresh foods to the University of Texas at Austin students, faculty, and staff. Our mission is focused on ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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CPS Café – Sustainable Food Service Operation Membership Required

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The CPS Café is an eatery operated mainly by students across campus and is a unique food service business open to the public. It is a program within the College ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Sustainable Carolina Farm and Garden Hydroponics Membership Required

  • University of South Carolina (SC)

Sustainable Carolina is a student run organization within the University of South Carolina, working to better our campus by making it more sustainable. We work with students, staff, professors, and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Organic Educational Opportunities at the University of Minnesota: The Role of a Student-run Organic Farm Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

Although the number of students in conventional production agriculture is declining, there is increased interest and opportunity in growing organic fruits and vegetables. Land grant universities need to invest in ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Development of a Year-round Student Organic Farm and Organic Farming Curriculum at Michigan State University Membership Required

  • Michigan State University (MI)

How do you teach community supported agriculture (CSA) principles, small-scale organic farming, and local food issues at a major land grant university and develop related small-scale farming research and outreach ...

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Development of Organic and Sustainable Agricultural Education at the University of California, Davis: A Closer Look at Practice and Theory Membership Required

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

In the mid-1970s, University of California, Davis, students concerned about the environmental and social consequences of modern agriculture were interested in exploring the practice and theory of “alternative” agriculture. These ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Re-visioning agriculture in higher education: the role of campus agriculture initiatives in sustainability education Membership Required

The number of colleges and universities with campus agriculture projects in the US has grown from an estimated 23 in 1992 to nearly 300 today with possible increased numbers predicted ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Collective Impact: Results from a Multi-Campus Farm to College Pilot Program Membership Required

  • University at Albany (NY)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)
  • State University of New York at Oswego (NY)

This initiative involved four state colleges working with a statewide partnership of agricultural, public health and economic development interests who are working with food service providers on these campuses. The ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Urban Farming: A Community Engaged Program Membership Required

  • Delta College (MI)

As we sought a source for our campus food waste, we realized the impetus for a new learning series. Delta College was a natural fit for a start-up food hub ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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A Multiple Methods Approach to Exploring Conservation Decision Making on the Farm: From Theory to Application Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • University of Minnesota System Office (MN)

Balancing agricultural production and water resource protection is a major challenge across the U.S. In Minnesota, where both water and agriculture are fundamental to the state's heritage, modern ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Open-Ended Cases for Improving Farm Sustainability Membership Required

  • Dordt College (IA)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The method of open-ended cases is an ideal format for students when they are analyzing the sustainability of a farm. Students learn about several of methods used for analyzing an ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Uncomfortable Dinner Parties and Farmer Photo Booths: Interactive Session on Discovering and Sharing Campus Food Sustainability Membership Required

  • Hamline University (MN)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Aramark Higher Education (PA)

This session offers a chance to practice exercises from a toolkit archive developed with Aramark at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities to support campus food sustainability discussions. Engaging participants ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Zanmi Kafe: Using on-farm research to facilitate the adoption and management of more sustainable coffee-based agroecosystems in Haiti's Central Plateau Membership Required

  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

Zanmi Kafe is a collaboration between Sewanee: The University of the South, and Zanmi Agrikol, a Haitian non-profit agricultural organization that aims to promote the adoption of more sustainable agroecosystems ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Building School-to-Farm Traffic: Small-farm Infrastructure as Sustainable Technology Design Membership Required

  • Lafayette College (PA)

Farm-to-school projects have flourished in recent years. By aggregating and delivering food from local sources to regional institutions (like schools), they help rebuild the missing middle between producers and consumers ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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NEXUS: Demonstration site for biomass greenhouse-heating systems to extend growing seasons for resource-limited farmers. Membership Required

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Appalachian farmers struggle to maintain profitability with limited acreage, low profit margins, small markets and short growing seasons. To extend growing seasons, farmers dedicate some of their acreage to greenhouse ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Campus Farm to Campus Table: Highlighting Local Foods and Student Work in a Campus Harvest Lunch Membership Required

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)

Beginning in 2013 and continuing in 2014, several dozen students, faculty, staff, and volunteers worked together to source a campus farm lunch at Johnson County Community College, a large, suburban ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Cornercopia Student Organic Farm at The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

Cornercopia is an organic farm that provides students hands-on whole farm learning opportunities, food for the local community and a place for community building, multi-disciplinary education, research and outreach. Started ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Student Farms and Gardens Meet-up Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

Come meet Students, Staff and Faculty Members who work with Student Farms and Gardens at their Universities. We will exchange ideas about what's working, what's not and brain ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Urban Farming and Sustainable Agriculture Tour Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

Participants will board a mini coach and names will be checked off tour registrant list before departing MCC. Enjoy an afternoon of eating, learning, and touring the fields at six ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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The Gibbs Farm: A Permaculture Learning Lab Membership Required

  • Western Michigan University (MI)

The Gibbs Farm is a 2-acre historic homestead currently undergoing a landscape reimagining to create an engaging environment for students, staff, and the greater community. Students with diverse backgrounds and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Scaling Up Local Food Sourcing: a Multi-Campus Farm to College Pilot Membership Required

  • University at Albany (NY)
  • State University of New York at Oneonta (NY)
  • State University of New York at Oswego (NY)

Starting with the commitments from 12 State University of New York (SUNY) campuses to purchase tomato sauce ahead of the growing season, “SUNY Commits to Agriculture” launched a pilot to ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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The Campus Farm Movement: A Survey of Campus Agriculture in N. American Membership Required

  • Ursinus College (PA)

David Orr wrote in 1991, "It might have been different had agriculture evolved instead within the liberal arts colleges.” Orr was lamenting the specialization of agricultural education within land grant ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Using campus farms to engage students in experiential learning Membership Required

  • Linfield College (OR)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (OR)
  • Pacific University (OR)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Willamette University (OR)

Growing food on college campuses is deeply rooted in many institutions of higher learning. There are many reasons for engaging in food production at these institutions and these reasons change ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Local APPetite: Partnering with Rural Farms to Grow Our Economy Membership Required

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

During the fall of 2013, Appalachian State University Food Services launched Local Appetite, a partnership that brought together farmers, community organizations and the university to grow our economy. Being self-operated ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Building a community farming network with the KPU Lab Farm Membership Required

  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University (BC)

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Agriculture is a unique program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) that seeks to advance sustainable communities and food systems through integrated education, applied ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Willamette University’s Zena Forest & Farm: Serving Sustainability Plus Broader Institutional Goals Membership Required

  • Willamette University (OR)

As more liberal arts institutions establish and acquire nearby farms and undeveloped properties for sustainability education and programming, it is of increasing importance to critically examine these decisions and see ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Sanctity of Sanctuary: Paul Strauss and the Equinox Farm Membership Required

  • Xavier University (OH)

The Sanctity of Sanctuary: Paul Strauss and the Equinox Farm, is an Appalachian love affair between a man, his farm, and his desire to make the world a better place ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Farm to Institution New England: Successes & Lessons Learned in Institutional Local Food Procurement Membership Required

  • Skidmore College (NY)
  • Farm to Institution New England (VT)

After several years of farm to institution projects and initiatives in the northeast, there have been many successes and many important lessons learned. This panel will highlight the ways that ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Re-growing the Penn State Student Farm: Designing a Living Lab Experience by Bringing All Partners to the Table Membership Required

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

In response to the need for greater integration of sustainability in higher education, many institutions have created student farms on their campuses. Founded originally as an agricultural college, The Pennsylvania ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Educational Opportunities In Kennesaw State University’s Farm-To-Campus Initiatives Membership Required

  • Kennesaw State University (GA)

The multi-faceted farm-to-campus program at Kennesaw State University (KSU) includes 40+ acres of off-campus organic farmland and small on-campus plots, including an herbal garden, a student-run permaculture garden, and indoor ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Veggies For All: Campus Food Bank Farm Membership Required

  • Unity College (ME)

Since 2011, our small college has been the home base for Veggies For All (VFA) – a community-scale agriculture project that works to relieve hunger by growing vegetables for those in ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Growing An Integrated Urban Farm, Modular and Mobile Membership Required

  • Xavier University (OH)

With space constraints, a Master Plan that is a "moving target," and limited funds, Xavier University undertook to build a farm on-campus. The design choices at every step of the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Engaging Fellow Students in the Less Glamorous Components of Campus Sustainability Work: University of Michigan Campus Farm Implementation Case Study Membership Required

  • University of Michigan (MI)

When students at the University of Michigan are asked if they would like to help start a campus farm that will grow sustainable food for the University, they oftentimes get ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Bringing Farmworker Awareness to the Sustainable Food Table at PSU Membership Required

  • Portland State University (OR)

This presentation will highlight the work of three students who brought the national Farmworker Awareness Week campaign to Portland State University. The groups' primary goal was to educate students on ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Creating Hubs of Indigenous Innovation through Public/Private Partnerships: the Collaboration between MA`O Organic Farms and University of Hawai`i West O`ahu Membership Required

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

This panel will present an innovative partnership between Ma'o Organic Farms, Leeward Community College (LCC), and the University of Hawaii West O'ahu (UHWO). MAO is a non-profit youth ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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In-Vessel Composting - From Farm to Kitchen to Compost, and Back to Farm Membership Required

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)

Space on any campus is limited especially when you mention you want to compost food. In-vessel composting is a viable way to compost all your food while keeping odor under ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Beyond Local: Food Purchasing Criteria, Student Farm Audits and the Veg Yourself Pledge Membership Required

  • Luther College (IA)

Food purchasers have ever more considerations to keep in mind when making buying decisions. Which criteria are the most important? At some point it becomes important to define our goals ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Leasing Land to Farmers to Support Sustainability Membership Required

  • St. Paul's School (NH)

For land-rich institutions, leasing parcels of land to local farmers can support all facets of sustainability. Small farms gain acreage, enhancing the local food system; dining halls get direct access ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Integrating Farm to College Efforts: Education, Policy, & Research Membership Required

  • Brown University (RI)
  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

At present, we stand at a critical moment as sustainable food system initiatives spread on colleges and universities across the country. From farm to college programs, fair trade & farm ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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