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Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture

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20th Edition. June 2012.

Compiled by:

Becky Thompson
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Avenue, Room 132
Beltsville, MD  20705-2351
301-504-6559
fax:  301-504-6927
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Additions and changes to AFSIC's Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture online directory are added throughout the year. We invite and appreciate comments or corrections, and names of institutions or organizations not listed here. Contact Becky Thompson to add an institution or provide updates.

Web links updated May 2013.

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Directory of U.S. Colleges and Universities

By State: A | C | D-H | I-L | M | N | O | P-T | U-W |

Each U.S. institution listing describes degrees, certificates and/or programs offered, links to program Web sites, and includes additional contact information.

ATTRA, the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service maintains a directory of Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships on U.S. farms: http://attrainternships.ncat.org/.

Colleges and Universities (By State: A)

Alabama

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
College of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences Program (ESWSP)
Florence Okafor, Interim Chair
4900 Meridian Street
Huntsville, AL 35762
256-372-4926
e-mail: florence.okafor@aamu.edu
Web: http://www.aamu.edu/Academics/alns/bes/ESWSP/Pages/Graduate-Program.aspx
Plant and Soil Science (M.S.) with specialization in Sustainable Agriculture or in Organic Farming.
Plant and Soil Science (Ph.D.) with specialization in Sustainable Agriculture or in Organic Farming.
 

Auburn University

College of Agriculture
Department of Horticulture
101 Funchess Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
Web: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/hort/
Dr. Glenn B. Fain
334-844-3131
e-mail: gbf0002@auburn.edu
Course in organic gardening (HORT 2240)
or
Dr. Wheeler Foshee
334-844-3033
e-mail: foshewg@auburn.edu
Course in sustainable vegetable crop production (HORT 5130/6130)

Auburn University
Organic Agriculture Research Emphasis
Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station
Web: http://www.aaes.auburn.edu/research/organic-ag.php
Three research units in the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station system have certified organic research plots and focus on applied research to support small-scale organic farmers. E.V. Smith Research Center Horticulture Unit is a certified organic vegetable production area while research at the North Alabama Horticulture Research Center is focused on no-till production of tomatoes and peppers in organic systems. The Plant Science Research Center on the Auburn University campus also conducts research in organic production.

E.V. Smith Research Center
4725 County Road 40
Shorter, AL 36075
Greg Pate, Director
334-727-7403
334-724-0642 (fax)
e-mail: pategre@auburn.edu
Web: http://www.aaes.auburn.edu/researchcenters/evsmith/horticulture.php

North Alabama Horticulture Research Center
765 County Road 1466
Cullman, AL 35056
Arnold Caylor, Director
256-734-5820
fax: 256-734-5886
e-mail: cayloaw@auburn.edu
Web: http://www.aaes.auburn.edu/researchcenters/northal/

Plant Science Research Center
75 Woodfield Drive
Auburn, AL 36849
Jane Farr, Director
334-844-4403
fax: 334-844-5511
e-mail: hoehaje@auburn.edu
Web: http://www.aaes.auburn.edu/researchcenters/psrc/
 

Tuskegee University
College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
1200 W. Montgomery Road
Tuskegee Inst, AL  36088
334-727-8157
e-mail:  caens@mytu.tuskegee.edu
Web: http://www.tuskegee.edu/academics/colleges/caens/
agricultural_environ_sciences/graduate_study_plant_and_soil_sciences.aspx

Plant and Soil Sciences (M.S.) with emphasis in sustaining agriculture.
Multidisciplinary training and research programs, and on-farm research. George Washington Carver Agricultural Experiment Station, and Cooperative Extension Service provide support for this program.
 

University of Alabama
New College
107 Carmichael Hall
P.O. Box 870229
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0229
Dr. James C. Hall, Program Director
205-348-4600
fax:  205-348-8417
Michael Steinberg
e-mail:  mksteinberg@as.ua.edu
Web:  http://www.as.ua.edu/nc/new_college_minors/
interdisciplinary_environmental_studies_minor/index.php

Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Minor program. 
Interdisciplinary Program in Sustainable Food Systems with student-run Crimson Clover Farm (http://www.as.ua.edu/nc/sustainable_food/index.php). Courses in Organic Farming and in Agroecology.
 

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Alaska

University of Alaska (Fairbanks)
School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences
Department of High Latitude Agriculture
P.O. Box 757140
Fairbanks, AK  99775
Carol E. Lewis, Dean & Director
907-474-7083
fax:  907-474-6567
e-mail:  fysnras@uaf.edu
or
Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station
Palmer Center for Sustainable Living
Matanuska Experiment Farm
1509 N. Trunk Road
Palmer, AK  99645
Carol E. Lewis, Dean & Director
907-474-7083
fax: 907-474-6567
or contact
Norm Harris, Administrator
1509 S. Georgeson Drive
Palmer, AK 99645
907-746-9495
e-mail:  fysnras@uaf.edu
Web: http://www.uaf.edu/snras/departments/high-latitude-agriculture/
or http://www.uaf.edu/snras/afes/
or http://www.uaf.edu/snras/afes/palmer-research-extension/
Natural Resources Management (B.S.) offered through the University of Alaska with option in High Latitude Agriculture includes research at the Matanuska Experiment Farm in sustainable agriculture, land reclamation and other environmental issues.
 

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Arizona

Arizona State University
School of Sustainability
800 S. Cady Mall
Tempe, AZ  85281
[Mailing address: P.O. Box 875502, Tempe, AZ  85287-5502]
Michelle Wolfe (Graduate Programs)
or Carol Schulte (Undergraduate Programs)
480-727-6963
fax:  480-965-8087
e-mail:  schoolofsustainability@asu.edu
Web:  http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu
Programs in sustainability focus on alternative energy options, water resources, sustainable ecosystems and more.
 

Mesa Community College
Exercise Science Department
Food and Nutrition Program
1833 West Southern
Mesa, AZ 85202
Dr. Maureen Zimmerman, Program Director
480-461-7328
fax  480-461-7309
e-mail:  zimmerman@mesacc.edu
Web:  http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/exercise-science/food-nutrition/sustainable-food-systems
Sustainable Food Systems (A.A.S.)
Sustainable Food Systems (Certificate of Completion)

 

Prescott College
220 Grove Avenue
Prescott, AZ  86301
877-350-2100
fax:  928-776-5137
or
Dr. Tim Crews
928-350-2215
e-mail:  tcrews@prescott.edu
Web:  http://www.prescott.edu/learn/on-campus-undergraduate/areas-of-study/
environmental-studies/agroecology-emphasis.html

or http://www.prescott.edu/learn/on-campus-undergraduate/areas-of-study/environmental-studies/index.html
or http://www.prescott.edu/explore/campus-and-fieldstations/farm/index.html
Environmental Studies degree with emphasis in Agroecology. Projects on the Wolfberry and Jenner demonstration and research farms focus on alternative energy, alternative farming practices, alternative pest management, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), organic farming, sustainable desert agriculture, and more.
 

Rio Salado College
Physical Science, Food & Nutrition, Sustainable Food Systems, and Sustainability Department
2323 West 14th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
Michael Hodgins, Program Director
480-517-8470
fax  480-517-8119
e-mail:  michael.hodgins@riosalado.eduu
Web:  http://www.riosalado.edu/programs/sustainable/Pages/default.aspx
Sustainable Food Systems (A.A.S.)
Sustainable Food Systems (Certificate of Completion)

 

University of Arizona
Office of Academic Programs
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Forbes Building, Room 201
P.O. Box 210036
Tucson, AZ  85721-0036
Dr. Joy Winzerling
520-621-3612
fax:  520-621-8662
e-mail:  jwinzerl@ag.arizona.edu
Web:  http://cals.arizona.edu/main/
or http://catalog.arizona.edu/allcats.html
Courses in integrated crop ecology, biological control of pests, hydroponics, sustainable agriculture, and sustainable plant systems, etc. Offers Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy. The college maintains a farm facility.
 

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Arkansas

University of Arkansas (Fayetteville)

Division of Agriculture
Ecological Agriculture Program
Department of Horticulture
316 Plant Sciences Building
Fayetteville, AR  72701
479-575-2798
fax:  479-575-8519
Web:  http://www.uark.edu/ua/uaecoag/
The Program fosters research and education programs to support sustainable agriculture and local, certified organic production.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences
Department of Horticulture
316 Plant Sciences Building
Fayetteville, AR  72701
Web:  http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/hort/
479-575-2603
or 888-520-HORT
fax:  479-575-8619
Contact form:  http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/hort/contact_us.php 
or e-mail arkhort@uark.edu
or contact:
Curt R. Rom, Professor
479-575-7434
fax:  479-575-8619
e-mail:  crom@uark.edu 
Research in fruit production and organic agriculture (http://researchfrontiers.uark.edu/15685.php).

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences
Department of Entomology
319 Agriculture Building
Fayetteville, AR  72701
Donn Johnson, Professor
479-275-2501
fax:  479-575-2452
e-mail:  dtjohnso@uark.edu
Web:  http://entomology.uark.edu/
Interdisciplinary research teams develop and implement integrated fruit crop pest management programs that are economical, environmentally sound, and transition toward organically approved and more sustainable systems.

Department of Horticulture
316 Plant Sciences Building
Fayetteville, AR  72701
M. Elena Garcia, Fruit Extension and Outreach Specialist
479-575-2790
fax:  479-575-8619
e-mail:  megarcia@uark.edu
Web:  http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/hort/5492.php
Research, education, and outreach programs on organic fruit production systems, alternate-season berry production, and integrated/multiple horticultural crop systems.  Specific focus on ground cover management and plant nutrition in fruit production.  Courses offered in general horticulture, fruit production, and sustainable and organic horticulture management. BLOG, http://uofacesarsare.wordpress.com/.
 

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Colleges and Universities (By State: C)

California

Allan Hancock College
Viticulture and Enology Program
800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA  93454-6399
Alfredo Koch, Coordinator
805-922-6966, ext. 3760
e-mail:  akoch@hancockcollege.edu
Web:  http://www.hancockcollege.edu/academic_departments/life_physical-science/agribusiness/
Course on Organic and Biodynamic Viticulture and Winemaking.
 

Antioch University
Antioch University Los Angeles
400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City,  CA 90230
Walker Wells
310-578-1080
Web:  http://www.antiochla.edu/academics/ma-urban-sustainability/
Urban Sustainability (M.A.) and Certificate in Urban Sustainability.
 

Butte College
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Department
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA  95965-8399
530-895-2511
fax:  530-895-2472
Web:  http://www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/agriculture/Ag_Science.html

Deb Conway
Butte College Farm
530-895-2449 (farm office)
530-570-8250 (cell)
e-mail:  ConwayDe@butte.edu
Agricultural Science Workshop (AGS 104) on organic fruit and vegetable production including organic methods of disease and pest control. Sustainable practices are taught at the 85-acre Butte College Farm (http://butlercampusfarm.com/) which includes 16 acres certified organic. Organic Farming Workshops are held February through June.  Butte College Vineyard.
 

Cabrillo College
Natural and Applied Science Division
Room 5008 Horticulture Building
6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA  95003
Dr. Peter Shaw, Program Chair
831-479-6241
e-mail:  peter.shaw@cabrillo.edu
or
Doug O'Brien
831-477-3700, ext. 1389
e-mail:  doobrien@cabrillo.edu
Web:  http://www.cabrillo.edu/academics/horticulture/
Horticulture Skills Certificate in Alternative Crop Production Methods.
Courses and/or lectures series in organic agriculture, sustainable gardening, hydroponic food production, integrated pest management, soil conservation, and more. Certified Organic Cabrillo Farm.
 

California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo)

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES)
CAFES Center for Sustainability
Building 11, Room 114
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Hunter Francis, Director
805-756-5086
e-mail: cfs@calpoly.edu
Web: http://www.cfs.calpoly.edu
Web: http://www.cfs.calpoly.edu/sustainable_ag_minor.html
The Center offers student intern programs, professional development, community workshops and resources for sustainable agriculture.
Sustainable Agriculture Minor.

Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
Building 11, Room 114
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
David H. Headrick, Coordinator
805-756-1237
e-mail: dheadric@calpoly.edu
Cal Poly Organic Farm. The 11-acre, certified organic Cal Poly Organic Farm provides students with a place to gain hands-on learning experience in organic and sustainable farming and garden practices.
Web: http://aeps.calpoly.edu/organics/
 

California State Polytechnic University (Pomona)
Department of Horticulture/Plant and Soil Sciences
3801 West Temple Avenue, Room 2-209
Pomona, CA  91768
Dan Hostetler
909-869-2214
fax:  909-859-5036
e-mail:  dghostetler@csupomona.edu
Web:  http://www.csupomona.edu/~plantsci/
or http://www.csupomona.edu/~agri/college/sustainability.shtml
or http://www.csupomona.edu/~agriscapes/index2.html
Plant Science (B.S.) with coursework in Sustainable Agriculture. AGRIscapes is a 40-acre center for urban horticulture and sustainable agriculture.

The John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies
California State Polytechnic University (Pomona)
4105 W. University Drive
Pomona, CA  91768
909-869-5155
fax: 909-869-5188
e-mail:  crs@csupomona.edu
Web:  http://www.csupomona.edu/~crs/
The Center advances the principles of environmentally sustainable living through education, research, demonstration and community outreach. Master in Regenerative Studies (MSRS) integrates a variety of disciplines including agriculture, physical science, environmental design, engineering, and business.  Minor in Regenerative Studies.  Campus features demonstration strategies including agriculture, solar living and on site energy generation, biodiesel (process and demonstration), waste water management, sustainable architecture, landscape design, and community gardens.
 

California State University (Chico)
College of Agriculture
Plumas Hall
400 West First Street
Chico, CA  95929-0310
Jennifer Ryder Fox, Dean
530-898-5844
e-mail:  AgOutreach@csuchico.edu
or contact form: http://www.csuchico.edu/ag/contact.shtml
Web:  http://www.csuchico.edu/ag/
or http://www.csuchico.edu/ag/degrees-and-options/crops.shtml
or http://catalog.csuchico.edu/viewer/agri/AGRINONEUN.html
Agriculture (B.S.) with option in Crops, Horticulture, and Land Resource Management "emphasizes sustainable land use and crop production practices."
The Paul L. Byrne Agricultural Teaching and Research Center (http://www.csuchico.edu/ag/farm/index.shtml) is an 800-acre diversified farm that includes an organic dairy (http://www.csuchico.edu/ag/farm/dairy-unit/index.shtml). The farm is used to evaluate and demonstrate sustainable farming practices.
 

California State University (Fresno)

Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
2415 East San Ramon Avenue, MS AS79
Fresno, CA 93740
559-278-2061
fax: 559-278-4496
Web: http://fresnostate.edu/jcast/
Undergraduate and graduate programs emphasize agricultural sustainability. The University Farm Laboratory (http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/ehsrms/sustainability/food/index.html) is available for student organic production, research, and demonstration plots.

Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
Department of Viticulture and Enology
2360 E. Barstow Avenue, MS VR89
Fresno, CA 93740-8003
James A. Kennedy, Chair and Director
559-278-2089
fax: 559-278-4795
Web: http://www.fresnostate.edu/jcast/ve/index.html
or http://www.fresnostate.edu/catoffice/current/enoldgre.html#anchor18295
Certificate of Special Study in Sustainable Viticulture. Programs and courses in sustainable and value-added viticulture and enology. Viticulture and Enology Research Center.
 

California State University (Stanislaus)
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Mark E. Bender, Ph.D. Professor, Director and Endowed Chair for Agricultural Studies
Bizzini Hall C 108A
801 West Monte Vista Avenue
Turlock, CA  95382
209-664-6648
fax:  209-664-6649
e-mail:  MBender@csustan.edu
Web:  http://www.csustan.edu/AgStudies/
or http://www.csustan.edu/AgStudies/concentrations/
Agricultural Studies (B.A.) with Special Concentration and with Concentration in Permaculture.
 

College of Marin
Environmental Landscaping
Indian Valley Campus
1800 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA  94949
Nanda Schorske, Executive Dean, Indian Valley Campus, Workforce and Economic Development
415-883-2211 ext. 8108
e-mail: nanda.schorske@marin.edu
Web: http://www.marin.edu/ivc/organic-farm.html
Environmental Landscaping: Landscaping, Organic Farming and Gardening (A.S.). Three 18-unit Certificates of Achievement in Organic Farming and Gardening also are available in the Environmental Landscaping course of study. Courses include: Principles and Practices of Organic Farming & Gardening, Integrated Pest Management, Irrigation of Landscapes, Farms and Gardens. The certified organic 5.8 acre Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden is located at the Novato campus and is managed through a partnership with Conservation Corps North Bay and University of California Cooperative Extension. College of Marin is home to the nation’s first State approved Apprenticeship in Organic Farming and Gardening.

College of the Redwoods

Agriculture Program
Math, Science and Engineering Division
7351 Tompkins Hill Road
Eureka, CA  95501-9300
800-641-0400
Contact: http://support.redwoods.edu/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=15056
Web:  http://www.redwoods.edu/departments/Agriculture/
Associates Degree and Certificate programs in Agriculture. Courses and labs in organic and sustainable agriculture, and sustainable vegetable production.

Sustainable Agriculture Farm
409 Shively Flat Road
Shively, CA 95565
707-599-1338
Web:  http://www.redwoods.edu/csa/
38-acre sustainable organic farm, CSA program and farm enterprise courses.
 

Mendocino College
1000 Hensley Creek Road
P.O. Box 3000
Ukiah, CA  95482
707-468-3000
Contact form:  http://www.mendocino.edu/tc/form/show-form.html?formid=send_info
Web:  http://www.mendocino.edu/
Courses in Biointensive Mini-Farming (AGR 183), Sustainable Agriculture (AGR 95), Integrated Pest Management (AGR 20), and Viticulture (AGR 110).  Courses in Vegetable Gardening Practices (AGR 180; AGR 181; AGR 182) emphasize organic/sustainable practices.
 

Modesto Junior College
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
Agriculture Building, Room 100
435 College Avenue
Modesto, CA  95350
Mark A. Anglin
209-575-6200
fax:  209-575-6199
e-mail:  anglinm@mjc.edu
Web:  http://www.mjc.edu/agens/
or http://www.mjc.edu/current/programs/divdeps/agens/envhorticulture/index.html
Environmental Horticulture Science (A.S.). Courses on integrated pest management, environmental horticulture, suburban agriculture, sustainable production systems, and viticulture.
 

Monterey Peninsula College
Life Sciences Division
Ornamental Horticulture Department
980 Fremont Street
Monterey, CA  93940-4799
Cathy Haas, Department Chair
831-646-4123
e-mail:  CHaas@mpc.edu
Web:  http://www.mpc.edu/
or http://www.mpc.edu/academics/lifescience/OrnamentalHorticulture/Pages/default.aspx
Courses in organic gardening within the Ornamental Horticulture Department. Certificate of Achievement (27 units) and Associate in Science Degree (60 units) in Ornamental Horticulture.
 

Mt. San Antonio College
Department of Agricultural Sciences
1100 North Grand Avenue
Bldg. 11A-2
Walnut, CA  91789
909-594-5611, ext. 4425
e-mail:  info@mtsac.edu
Web:  http://www.mtsac.edu/instruction/sciences/agriculture/
or http://www.mtsac.edu/catalog/ (use search option to locate courses on specific topics)
Courses on sustainable food production; organic gardening; integrated pest management; and environmental vegetable gardening with emphasis on organic gardening, hydroponic techniques, and other environmental methods. Course in care and management of alternative livestock.
 

Pitzer College
Department of Environmental Analysis
Broad Center, no. 214
1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA  91711-6101
Paul Faulstich
909-621-8818
e-mail:  paul_faulstich@pitzer.edu
Web:  http://www.pitzer.edu/academics/field_groups/environmental_analysis/index.asp
or http://www.pitzer.edu/sustainability/index.asp
Environmental Analysis (Bachelor's) offered within four Tracks: (1) Environment and Society, (2) Environmental Policy, (3) Environmental Science, and (4) Sustainability and the Built Environment. Courses offered include the science of organic gardening, ecological restoration, urban ecology, and environmental justice.
 

Reedley College
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
995 North Reed Avenue
Reedley, CA  93654
559-638-0310
Web:  http://www.reedleycollege.edu/index.aspx?page=509
Environmental Horticulture (A.S. and certificates). Courses in environmental agriculture, organic gardening, and integrated pest management.
 

Rudolf Steiner College
9200 Fair Oaks Boulevard
Fair Oaks, CA  95628
916-961-8727
fax:  916-961-8731
e-mail: rsc@steinercollege.edu
Web:  http://steinercollege.edu/biodynamics
Biodynamic Gardening educational program.  Workshops on biodynamic gardening and on beekeeping.  One-year apprenticeship.  Raphael Garden, the College’s Demeter-certified, biodynamic urban farm produces fruits and vegetables for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and includes an herb garden for medicinal plants.
 

San Diego City College
1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA  92101
Erin Rempala
619-388-3712
Web:  http://www.sdcity.edu/AcademicPrograms/ProgramsofInstruction/
Agriculture/CertificateRequirements

or http://www.sdcity.edu/SeedsAtCity
Sustainable Urban Agriculture (A.A.); Urban Farming Certificate; Urban Gardening Certificate; Organic Gardening for the Culinary Arts Certificate; and Ecological Landscaping Certificate. Outdoor classroom, Seeds@City Urban Farm, offers hands-on training in sustainable, organic, local and community agriculture.
 

Santa Rosa Junior College
Agriculture/Natural Resources Department
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4395
or
Robert Landry, Sustainable Agriculture Program Coordinator
Room 2091
Lark Hall
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
707-527-4648
707-527-4650 (Agriculture/Natural Resources Dept.)
fax: 707-527-4651
e-mail: rlandry@santarosa.edu
or agnrinfo@santarosa.edu
Web: http://www.santarosa.edu/instruction/instructional_departments/agriculture/sustainable-ag.php
Sustainable Agriculture (A.S.), Sustainable Agriculture Certificate of Achievement, and Sustainable Agriculture Production Skills Certificate. Courses in organic fruit and crop production, organic gardening, viticulture, integrated pest management, composting, specialty cropsand sustainable production.

Shone Farm
7450 Steve Olson Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Chris Wills, Manager
707-887-8220
fax: 707-887-8227
e-mail: cwills@santarosa.edu
Web: http://www.shonefarm.com/index.shtml
365-acre farm offers hands-on experience to students and a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.
 

Shasta College
Business, Agriculture, Industry, and Technology
11555 Old Oregon Trail
P.O. Box 496006
Redding, CA  96049-6006
530-242-7560
fax:  530-225-4823
e-mail:  info@shastacollege.edu
Web: http://www.shastacollege.edu/
or http://www.shastacollege.edu/Academic%20Affairs/pages/406.aspx
or http://www.shastacollege.edu/Academic%20Affairs/EWD/CTE/Pages/8072.aspx (scroll down to Degrees: AG-Sustainable Agriculture Science)
or http://www.shastacollege.edu/Academic%20Affairs/EWD/CTE/Cert%20and%20Degrees%20PDFfolder/AGSustainable%20Ag%201213.pdf
Sustainable Agriculture Science (A.S.)
 

Stanford University
School of Earth Sciences
Earth Systems Program
Yang and Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building
473 Via Ortega, Rm. 131
Stanford, CA  94305-4215
650-725-7427
fax:  650-725-0958
Julie Kennedy, Associate Director, Academics
e-mail: juliek@stanford.edu
Contact: http://pangea.stanford.edu/programs/esys/about/contact
Web: http://pangea.stanford.edu/programs/esys/
or http://pangea.stanford.edu/programs/esys/about
or http://pangea.stanford.edu/programs/esys/academics/undergraduate-program/
interdisciplinary-themes

or http://www.stanford.edu/dept/rde/dining/awareness.htm
Interdisciplinary undergraduate major. Specialized Land Systems degree track includes Sustainable Agriculture theme. Courses in organic agriculture, sustainable agriculture, and alternative energy. Stanford Educational Farm (http://farm.stanford.edu/) and Stanford Community Farm (http://www.stanford.edu/group/scfarm/)
 

University of California (Berkeley)

College of Natural Resources
101 Giannini Hall
Berkeley, CA  94720
J. Keith Gilless, Dean
510-642-7171
e-mail:  cnr-main@nature.berkeley.edu
Web:  http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/site/index.php
Undergraduate and graduate programs focus on natural resources, including pest management and sustainable forestry.

Berkeley Center for Diversified Farming Systems
College of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management
Liz Carlisle
e-mail: lizcarlisle@berkeley.edu
Web: http://dfs.berkeley.edu/
This UC Berkeley Center serves as a research hub to study “efforts up and down the food chain, and involve students and faculty across the range of natural and social sciences, from ecology, energy studies, chemistry, and genetics to geography, anthropology, history, political ecology and economics, and more. In so doing, the Center for DFS will enable new interdisciplinary collaborations, and [the Center hopes], inspire creative new thinking about the challenges of making food systems sustainable.”

Center for Biological Control
College of Natural Resources
101 Giannini Hall
Berkeley, CA  94720
Dr. Kent Daane
559-284-5931
e-mail:  daane@uckac.edu
or
Dr. Nicholas J. Mills
510-642-1711
e-mail:  nmills@nature.berkeley.edu
Web:  http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/biocon/
Graduate studies in biological control and integrated pest management.


Center for Sustainable Resource Development (CSRD)
College of Natural Resources
4 Giannini Hall, no. 3100
Berkeley, CA  94720-3100
Dr. Robin Marsh, Academic Coordinator
510-643-4200
fax:  510-643-4483
e-mail:  beahrselp@berkeley.edu
Web:  http://beahrselp.berkeley.edu/
Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program.
 

University of California (Davis)

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI)
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Tom Tomich, Director
e-mail: tptomich@ucdavis.edu
or
Joanna Normoyle, Undergraduate Advisor
e-mail: jenormoyle@ucdavis.edu
or asi@ucdavis.edu
Web: http://asi.ucdavis.edu/students/about-major
or http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/majors/major_view.cfm?major=ASAF
or http://asi.ucdavis.edu
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (Undergraduate Major). ASI Provides a hub that links initiatives and education in sustainable agriculture and food systems across all divisions of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, across the University of California, and with other partners across the state. ASI includes:

UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP)
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
fax: 530-754-8550
e-mail: asi@ucdavis.edu
Web: http://www.sarep.ucdavis.edu/front-page
Workshops, information, publications, and grants; Cooperative Extension activities.

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Student Farm
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Mark Van Horn
530-752-7645
fax: 530-752-7885
e-mail: mxvanhorn@ucdavis.edu
Web: http://studentfarm.ucdavis.edu/
Practical, hands-on sustainable agriculture education through courses, internships, special projects, summer organic farming internship (open to all students and the public), garden-based child/youth-focused education program and research projects. Undergraduate and graduate sustainable agriculture courses and curricula offered in conjunction with others on campus.

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Department of Plant Sciences
Plant and Environmental Sciences Building
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8515
Theresa Costa
530-752-1715
fax: 530-752-4361
e-mail: tacosta@ucdavis.edu
Web: http://www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/plantsciences/undergrad_students/
ag_systems_env_minor.htm

Agricultural Systems and Environment (Undergraduate Minor) with track in Sustainable Agriculture.
 

University of California (Santa Cruz)

Department of Environmental Studies
405 Interdisciplinary Sciences Building
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
Lisa Birney
831-459-2634
e-mail:  envs1@ucsc.edu
or envs.undg@ucsc.edu
Web:  http://envs.ucsc.edu
or http://envs.ucsc.edu/undergraduate/prog-reqs/major-foci.html
or http://envs.ucsc.edu/graduate/
Undergraduate interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies with focus on Agroecology and Sustainable agriculture; Environmental Studies (Ph.D.) with Designated Emphasis in Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture (ENVS 230).

Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
University of California (Santa Cruz)
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
831-459-3240
fax:  831-459-2799
e-mail:  casfs@ucsc.edu
Web:  http://casfs.ucsc.edu/
Manages 25-acre organic farm. Undergraduate internships.  Six-month on-farm apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture; farm tours and on-farm research.  Serves as a research, laboratory and training facility for faculty and undergraduate and graduate students.
 

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Colorado

Colorado State University
Cooperative Extension
113A Shepardson Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1101
W. Dennis Lamm
970-491-2074
fax: 970-491-4895
e-mail: Dennis.Lamm@colostate.edu
Web: http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/sustag/welcome.htm
or http://www.agsci.colostate.edu/
Short courses, workshops, field days, and applied demonstrations.
 

Colorado State University
College of Agricultural Sciences
Addy Elliott
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
127 Plant Sciences
(Campus Delivery 1170)
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1170
970-491-6501 6984
fax: 970-491-0564
e-mail: adriane.elliott@colostate.edu
or
Dr. Frank Stonaker
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
113 Shepardson Building
(Campus Delivery 1173)
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1173
970-491-7068
fax: 970-491-7745
e-mail: frank.stonaker@colostate.edu
Interdisciplinary Minor in Organic Agriculture.
Web: http://organic.colostate.edu
or http://organic.colostate.edu/documents/OrganicAgbrochure.pdf
 

Western Center for Integrated Resource Management
University Square, Room 2A
1311 S. College Ave.
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO  80523-3001
Elizabeth Furuiye
970-491-1610
fax:  970-491-6208
e-mail:  elizabeth.furuiye@colostate.edu
Web:  http://www.wcirm.colostate.edu/
Web:  http://www.wcirm.colostate.edu/prospective_students/oncampus_program.html
Master of Agriculture in Integrated Resources Management (On-campus)
or
Mike Macklin
970-491-7583
michael.macklin@colostate.edu
Web:  http://www.online.colostate.edu/degrees/irm/ (Online degree)
Online Master of Agriculture in Integrated Resources Management
 

Naropa University
Environmental Studies Department
School of Natural and Social Sciences
2130 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80302
Jeanine Canty, Environmental Studies Chair
or Michael Girodo
303-245-4711
e-mail: mgirodo@naropa.edu
Web: http://www.naropa.edu/academics/snss/ug/environmental-studies-ba/index.php
Environmental Studies (B.A.)
 

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Connecticut

University of Connecticut
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1390 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT  06269-4067
Web:  http://www.cag.uconn.edu/plsc/plsc/

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
Cooperative Extension System
Integrated Pest Management Program
1376 Storrs Road, U-67
Storrs, CT  06269-4067
Dr. Ana Legrand
860-486-0869
fax:  860-486-0682
e-mail:  ana.legrand@uconn.edu
Web:  http://www.plantscience.uconn.edu/ipm.html
or http://www.plantscience.uconn.edu
Graduate research and other educational opportunities in sustainable agriculture and integrated pest management (IPM). Extension and research work areas include sustainable agriculture, urban gardening, IPM for vegetables, fruits, greenhouse crops, nursery crops, field crops, turfgrass, and invasive species. Programs offered in organic pest management and IPM education for grades K-12. Research facilities include greenhouse complexes and research farm. Summer work positions and internships available with IPM program staff.
 

Yale University
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies Program (EVST)
195 Prospect Street, Kroon 124
New Haven, CT 06520
John Wargo, Director of Undergraduate Studies
203-432-5123
e-mail: john.wargo@yale.edu
Web: http://www.yale.edu/sustainablefood/educ_concentration.html
or http://www.yale.edu/evst/
Environmental Studies (B.A.) with concentration in Sustainable Agriculture.

Yale University
Yale Sustainable Food Project
301 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Mark Bomford, Director, Yale Sustainable Food Project
203-432-2084
e-mail: sustainablefoodproject@yale.edu
Web: http://www.yale.edu/sustainablefood/education.html
The Yale Sustainable Food Project manages an on-campus organic farm (http://www.yale.edu/sustainablefood/farm.html), collaborates with faculty at the undergraduate and graduate level on courses and educational opportunities related to food and agriculture, supports sustainable dining program and offers diverse events related to food and agriculture.
 

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Colleges and Universities (By State: D-H)

Delaware

Delaware State University
College of Agriculture and Related Sciences
Baker Building
1200 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901-2277
http://www.desu.edu/agriculture-and-related-sciences/department-agriculture-and-natural-resources
Dr. Richard Barczewski
302-857-6410
fax: 302-857-6455
e-mail: rbarczewski@desu.edu
Web: http://www.desu.edu/agriculture-course-descriptions
Courses in sustainable agriculture. Senior Capstone course in Sustainable Agriculture.
 

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Florida

Florida A&M University
College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture
Room 204 South
Perry-Paige Building
Tallahassee, FL  32307
Dr. Oghenekome Onokpise, Associate Dean
CESTA Academic Programs
850-599-8816
fax: 850-599-8821
Contact information: http://www.famu.edu/cesta/main/index.cfm/make-contact/
Web:  http://www.famu.edu/cesta/main/
or http://www.famu.edu/cesta/main/index.cfm/research/agricultural-research/
Research on sustainable agricultural systems. Courses in sustainable agriculture.
 

Florida International University
Agroecology Program
Department of Earth and Environment
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
Dr. Mahadev Bhat or Dr. Krish Jayachandran
305-348-1210
e-mail:  agroecol@fiu.edu
Web:  http://agroecology.fiu.edu/
or http://earthenvironment.fiu.edu/programs/undergraduate/environmental-studies-program/certificate-in-agroecology/
Undergraduate Certificate Program in Agroecology requires core courses in Ecology, Sustainable Agriculture, Agroecology and hands-on field experience.
 

University of Florida

Department of Agronomy
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
P.O. Box 110500
304 Newell Hall
Gainesville, FL  32611-0500
Dr. Maria Gallo
352-392-1811, ext. 206
fax:  352-392-1840
e-mail:  mgm@ufl.edu
Web:  http://agronomy.ifas.ufl.edu/academics/undergraduate-curriculum/
or https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/agriculture/majors/plant-science.aspx
Plant Science (B.S.) with Sustainable Food Production specialization.

Horticultural Sciences Department
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
1143 Fifield Hall
P.O. Box 110690
Gainesville, FL  32611-0690
Rebecca Darnell, Undergraduate Coordinator
352-273-4789
e-mail:  rld@ufl.edu
Web:  http://hos.ufl.edu/undergraduate-program
or https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/agriculture/Minors/
organic-and-sustainable-crop-production.aspx

Horticultural Science (B.S.) with Organic Crop Production option;
Organic and Sustainable Crop Production (Minor). Credit courses in organic and sustainable agriculture: Principles of Organic and Sustainable Crop Production; Advanced Organic and Sustainable Crop Production; and Organic Production and Marketing in Spain. Practical Work Experience related to organic and sustainable farming. Study abroad courses that specifically focus on providing international field experience in organic/sustainable farming.

The Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Club (http://hos.ufl.edu/clubs/organic-gators-club) provides education through advocating alternative agricultural practices and methods, demonstrating fundamentals of agroecosystems and sustainable food systems to foster the awareness of social and environmental concerns to the University of Florida students and the local community.

Living on a Few Acres: 12-part series program designed to provide information to individuals interested in beginning or improving a small scale agricultural operation. Offered through UF-IFAS Extension (http://alachua.ifas.ufl.edu).
 

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Georgia

Fort Valley State University
College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA  31030-4313
Dr. Govind Kannan, Dean and Director
478-825-6322
Web:  http://www.fvsu.edu/academics/college_of_agriculture
The sustainable agriculture effort is comprised of a broad range of research, extension, and educational efforts in plant and animal sciences. Courses in sustainable agriculture.
 

University of Georgia
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
3111 Miller Plant Sciences Building
Athens, GA  30602-7274
706-542-2461
fax:  706-542-0914
e-mail:  cropsoil@uga.edu
Contact form: http://www.cropsoil.uga.edu/contact.html
Web:  http://www.cropsoil.uga.edu/
or http://bulletin.uga.edu/CoursesHome.aspx

Certificate Program in Organic Agriculture
Department of Horticulture
1111 Miller Plant Sciences Building
Athens, GA  30602-7273
e-mail:  organic@uga.edu
Dr. David Knauft, Director
706-542-2471
706-542-0642 fax
e-mail:  dknauft@uga.edu
or
Robert I. Tate, Coordinator
706-614-0322
e-mail:  rotate@uga.edu
or
Web:  http://organic.uga.edu/
Undergraduate and graduate studies in organic agriculture, soil ecology, reduced and no tillage, integrated pest management, cropping systems, and development of pest-resistant crop cultivars. Research and Extension education.

Department of Horticulture
1317 Miller Plant Sciences Bldg.
Athens, GA 30602-7273
David Berle
706-542-0771
fax: 706-542-0624
e-mail: dberle@uga.edu
Web: http://ugalocalfoodsystems.uga.edu/Uga_Local_Foods_Certificate/Home.html
Local Food Systems Certificate

Durham Horticulture Farm
1221 Hog Mountain Road
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Ryan McNeill, Horticulture Farm Manager
e-mail: hortfarm@uga.edu
Web: http://www.hort.uga.edu/farm/
University of Georgia's 90-acre Horticulture Research Farm includes a two-acre, certified organic production area in support of the Certificate Program in Organic Agriculture.
 

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Hawaii

Akamai University
Center for Ecological and Environmental Studies
193 Kino`ole Street
Hilo, HI  96720
Anthony Maranto, Program Director
808-934-8793
e-mail:  AMaranto@aol.com
Web:  http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/EcologicalandEnvironmentalStudies.html
Environmental Studies (M.S.) with concentration in Sustainable Agriculture.
 

University of Hawaii (Hilo)
College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management
200 West Kawili Street
Hilo, HI  96720-4091
Bruce W. Mathews, Interim Dean of the College
808-974-7393
fax:  808-974-7674
e-mail:  bmathews@hawaii.edu
Web:  http://hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/cafnrm/
or http://hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/cafnrm/specializations.php
or http://hilo.hawaii.edu/catalog/
Agriculture (B.S.) with specializations in Sustainable Livestock Production and in Tropical Plant Sciences & Agroecology. Sustainable and organic agriculture techniques practiced on the 110-acre Hilo Agricultural Farm Laboratory. Courses in sustainable agriculture through the College and through the College of Continuing Education.
 

University of Hawaii (Manoa)
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR)
Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences
St. John Plant Science Lab, Room 102
3190 Maile Way, Room 102
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-8351
fax: 808-956-3894
e-mail: tpss@ctahr.hawaii.edu
Web: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ctahr/tpss/

College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR)
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management
Sherman Lab 101
1910 East West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-7530
fax: 808-956-6539
e-mail: nrem@ctahr.hawaii.edu
Web: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/nrem/
Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Natural Resources and Environmental Management, and in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences. The College emphasizes the science and management of natural resources and their links to environmental quality.

Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Program
Web: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/sustainag/index.asp or http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/organic/
Coursework in sustainable and organic production (http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/sustainag/student.html).
Student Organic Farm Training Program (SOFT) (http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/sustainag/soft/) at the College organic farm.

Organic Agriculture Working Group
Dr. Ted Radovich, Coordinator
Sustainable Farming Systems Laboratory
Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Science
3190 Maile Way, St. John 102
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
e-mail: theodore@hawaii.edu
Web: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/organic/contacts.html

Sustainable and Organic Farming Systems Laboratory
Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Science
3190 Maile Way, St. John 102
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
808-956-7909
Dr. Ted Radovich
e-mail: theodore@hawaii.edu
Web: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/RadovichT/lab-index.html
Conducts research, workshops, conferences and courses. Produces publications.
 

University of Hawaii Maui College
Agriculture and Natural Resources
310 Ka’ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI  96732-1617
Ann Emmsley, Program Coordinator
808-984-3500 or 808-984-3243
e-mail:  aemmsley@hawaii.edu
Web:  http://www.maui.hawaii.edu/
or http://www.maui.hawaii.edu/?s=counseling&p=programs
A.A.S. degree with a specialization in Sustainable Tropical Crop Management; Certificate of Achievement and Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Tropical Crop Management. Sustainable and organic agriculture techniques practiced on the islands of Maui and Moloka'i. Courses in Sustainable Tropical Crop Production. The New Farmers Institute supports students in their agricultural pursuits and connects them with resources and partners needed to establish sustainable agricultural enterprises.
and
A.A.S. degree with a specialization in Horticulture and Landscape Maintenance. Program emphasizes propagation and use of native plants and implementation of eco-intelligent landscape designs.
 

University of the Nations
College of Science and Technology
75-5851 Kuakini Highway, No. 434
Kailua-Kona, HI  96740-2199
Andrew West
U.S. 808-383-4572; International 808-326-4433
fax:  808-326-4454
Contact information: http://www.uofnkona.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165&Itemid=321
Web:  www.uofnkonatech.com (use search function)
Community Technology Seminars on natural farming, aquaculture, and sustainable agriculture.
 

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Colleges and Universities (By State: I-L)

Idaho

Brigham Young University
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Agribusiness, Plant and Animal Sciences
525 South Center Street
Rexburg, ID  83460
208-496-4521
Web:  http://www.byui.edu/animal-food-science
or http://www.byui.edu/catalog
B.Sc. with emphasis in Agronomy, Crop and Soil Science includes courses in sustainable ecosystems, Agro Ecology, and Precision Agriculture.
 

College of Southern Idaho
Department of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Science
315 Falls Avenue
Twin Falls, ID  83303-1238
Terry Patterson
208-732-6402 or 1-800-680-0274, ext. 6402
e-mail:  info@csi.edu
Web:  http://agriculture.csi.edu
or http://www.csi.edu/catalog/
Courses in Wind Energy (ENVT 101), Renewable Energy (ENVT 105), Precision Agriculture (AGR 190), and Food System Science (AGR 180).  Course in General Soils (AGR 205) covers sustainable productivity.
 

University of Idaho
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Agricultural Sciences Building
Room 40, P.O. Box 442336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336
208-885-6681
fax: 208-885-6654
e-mail: ag@uidaho.edu or aginst@uidaho.edu
Web: http://www.uidaho.edu/cals
Multiple divisions offer courses in organic agriculture, sustainable agriculture, small acreage farming and ranching, biological control of pests and weeds, ecoforestry, and rangeland ecology; Environmental Science degree program; and Extension programs provide agricultural producers with the knowledge and technology for sustainable production.

University of Idaho Extension
Cinda Williams
Idaho contact for Western SARE PDP
208-883-2267
e-mail: cindaw@uidaho.edu
Idaho Extension Educators conduct workshops, variety trial demonstrations, farm tours and conferences focused on sustainable agriculture for diverse farming operations. Several county Extension Educators also offer in-depth courses for beginning farmers, small acreage producers, direct marketers of specialty crops and livestock, such as: Living on the Land, Cultivating Success, Building Farmers in the West, Annie's Project or Lost River Grazing Academy.

Sustainable Agriculture in Idaho : http://www.cals.uidaho.edu/sustag/
Cultivating Success: http://www.cultivatingsuccess.org
Lost River Grazing Academy: http://www.extension.uidaho.edu/owyhee/AgLostRiversGrazingAcademy.htm
 

University of Idaho Soil Stewards
Jodi Johnson-Maynard, Faculty advisor
208-885-9245
Web: http://webpages.uidaho.edu/soilstewards/
A sustainable community organization composed of university students, faculty, and community members alike. The Soil Stewards are dedicated to effect change and grow healthy, organic food for the local community on a student-run organic vegetable farm. A course on Practicum in Organic Farming is offered at the university farm.

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Illinois

College of Lake County
Biological and Health Sciences Division
Room C140
19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, IL  60030-1198
Rory Klick, Horticulture Department Chair
847-543-2320
e-mail:  rklick@clcillinois.edu
Web:  http://www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hrt/index.asp
Sustainable Agriculture (A.A.S.)
Sustainable Agriculture (Certificate)
 

John Wood Community College
Local Food Programs
1301 S. 48th Street
Quincy, IL  62305
David Camphouse, Coordinator
217-641-4340
fax:  217-221-0778
e-mail:  dcamphouse@jwcc.edu
or ag@jwcc.edu
Web:  http://www.jwcc.edu/academics/degrees/local-food/local-food-certificate/
or
http://jwcc.edu/files/Sustainability/Docs/Sustainable_Local_Foods_Farming_1_qxp.pdf
Sustainable Local Foods Farming Certificate. Courses and hands-on training in sustainable fruit and vegetable production, entrepreneurship, and marketing. Eleven-acre demonstration market garden.
 

Lake Land College
Agriculture Department
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Jon Althaus
Mattoon, IL  61938
217-234-5208
e-mail:   jalthaus@lakeland.cc.il.us
Web:  http://www.lakeland.cc.il.us/as/ag/index.cfm
Alternative Agriculture Production (A.A.S.)
 

Southern Illinois University
College of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Plant, Soil Science and Agricultural Systems
Agriculture Building - Mailcode 4415
1205 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL  62901
618-453-2496
fax:  618-453-7457
e-mail:  psas@siu.edu
Web:  http://coas.siu.edu/
Undergraduate and graduate courses on sustainable agriculture.
 

University of Illinois

College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
Department of Crop Sciences
AW-101 Turner Hall
1102 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Dr. Germán Bollero, Head
217-333-9485
e-mail: gbollero@illinois.edu
Web: http://cropsci.illinois.edu/
M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduate programs include coursework and research with individual faculty whose programs include emphasis on agroecology, integrated pest management, urban agriculture, and sustainable landscapes.
B.Sc. Crop Science with concentration in Agroecology;
B.Sc. Crop Science with concentration in Biological Sciences;
B.Sc. Crop Science with concentration in Integrated Pest Management;
B.Sc. Horticulture with concentration in Specialty Crops; and
B.Sc. Horticulture with concentration in Sustainable Landscapes.
Minors in Crop Science can focus in same areas represented in undergraduate concentrations.

College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
W-503 Turner Hall, MC-047
1102 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Dr. Jeffrey Brawn, Head
217-244-5937
e-mail: jbrawn@illinois.edu
Web: http://nres.illinois.edu/
M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduate programs include coursework and research with individual faculty whose programs include emphasis on agroecology, soils, sustainable development, and restoration ecology. Undergraduate programs in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences include concentrations that focus on issues related to sustainable agriculture.

University of Illinois Extension
Department of Crop Sciences
N-305 Turner Hall MC-046
1102 S Goodwin
Urbana, IL 61801
Dr. Michael Gray
217-333-4424
e-mail: megray@illinois.edu
Web: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/state/
1) University of Illinois Extension programs focused significantly on sustainable agriculture include a) Commercial Agriculture, b) Environmental and Energy Stewardship, and c) Local Food Systems and Small Farms. Contact the University of Illinois Extension office for information on its sustainable agriculture programs or use the Illinois SARE Events Calendar (http://www.illinoissare.org/calendar.php).

2) The Illinois Small Farms website (http://web.extension.illinois.edu/smallfarm/) provides information for commercial small farmers as well as small-acreage landowners.

3) Publishes quarterly Illinois Small Farm News (http://web.extension.illinois.edu/smallfarm/newsletter/)

The Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program (ASAP)
Dr. Michelle Wander
e-mail: mwander@uiuc.edu
Web: http://agroecologyandsustainableagriculture.org/
ASAP hosts special events and produces a newsletter and publications. The program is managed by faculty and academic professionals in the University of Illinois' Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and in the Department of Crop Sciences.

University of Illinois Student Sustainable Farm
Urbana, IL
Web: http://thefarm.illinois.edu/about
Managed by the Department of Crop Sciences.
 

Western Illinois University

College of Business and Technology
School of Agriculture
145 Knoblauch Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
William C. Bailey, Director
309-298-1080
fax: 309-298-2280
e-mail: WC-Bailey@wiu.edu
Web: http://www.wiu.edu/cbt/agriculture/index.php
Courses in sustainable agriculture, integrated pest management, organic agriculture, and sustainable horticulture. Research in alternative crops, sustainable agriculture, and organic farming. A 110-acre Agricultural Field Laboratory includes acres used for research in alternative crops. Field days.

College of Business and Technology
School of Agriculture
Macomb, IL 61455
Dr. Joel Gruver
Knobluch Hall 302
309-298-1215
e-mail: J-Gruver@wiu.edu
Web: http://www.wiu.edu/cbt/agriculture/farms/organic/
80-acre Allison Organic Research and Demonstration Farm

College of Business and Technology
School of Agriculture
Macomb, IL 61455
Winthrop Phippen
Knoblauch Hall 304A
309-298-1251
e-mail: WB-Phippen@wiu.edu
Web: http://www.wiu.edu/cbt/agriculture/farms/altcrops/index.php
Alternative Crops Research Program. Agricultural Field Laboratory.

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Indiana

Ball State University
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management
West Quad Building 110
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
765-285-5780
fax:  765-285-2606
e-mail: nrem@bsu.edu
Web:  http://cms.bsu.edu/Academics/CollegesandDepartments/NREM.aspx
Courses in Sustainable Agriculture (NREM 304/504). Course in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology (NREM 335/535) addresses bioenergy (particularly dedicated to energy crops) in a sustainability context.
 

Goshen College
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center
P.O. Box 263
Wolf Lake, IN 46796
Dr. Dale E. Hess, Associate Professor of Agroecology
260-799-5869
fax:  260-799-5875
e-mail: dhess@goshen.edu
or
Goshen College
1700 S. Main St.
Goshen, IN 46526
Dr. Ryan L. Sensenig, Assistant Professor of Agroecology
Assistant Professor of Biology
574-535-7489
fax:  574-535-7509
e-mail: rlsensenig@goshen.edu
Web:  http://merrylea.goshen.edu/undergraduate-program/agroecology/program-description
Environmental Science (B.A.) with concentration in Agroecology. The Agroecology Summer Intensive is an undergraduate residential curriculum in academic and experiential learning at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College. It comprises four 3-credit courses in Sustainable Agriculture: soils, vegetable crops, agroecology and small farm management/produce marketing. A Certificate Program is available for persons not seeking academic credit. Internships available at the Merry Lea Sustainable Farm.
 

Purdue University
Integrated systems approach in several Purdue University agriculture departments (below). Agricultural resource management with the dual goals of environmental quality and economic production in support of agricultural sustainability. Courses cover sustainable crop production, organic production in horticulture, integrated pest management, sustainable forest ecosystems, agroecology, and agroforestry. Internships available.

Academic Programs in Agriculture
Agricultural Administration Building
Room 126
615 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2053
Janet Ward
e-mail:  ward5@purdue.edu
Web:  https://ag.purdue.edu/oap/pages/default.aspx

Department of Agronomy
Lilly Hall of Life Sciences
915 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2054
765-494-4773 (main office)
fax:  765-496-2926
e-mail:  graduate program:  kladivko@purdue.edu
undergraduate program:  URagry@purdue.edu
Web:  https://ag.purdue.edu/agry/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Agronomy
Agroecology Program
Lilly Hall of Life Sciences
915 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2054
Dr. Sylvie Brouder, Director
765-496-1489
e-mail:  sbrouder@purdue.edu

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
Pfendler Hall
715 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2061
Robert Swihart
765-494-3590
fax:  765-494-9461
e-mail:  fnrweb@purdue.edu
Web:  https://ag.purdue.edu/fnr/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
625 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2010
765-494-1300
fax:  765-494-0391
Web:  https://ag.purdue.edu/hla/Pages/default.aspx

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Iowa

Dordt College
Department of Agriculture
498 4th Avenue Northeast
Sioux Center, IA  51250
Dr, John Olthoff
712-722-6000 or 1-800-343-6738
fax:  712-722-6336
e-mail:  http://www.dordt.edu/contact_us.shtml
Web:  http://www.dordt.edu/academics/catalog/academic_offerings/agriculture.pdf
Course on Agroecology; course on Field Crop Production and Management explores sustainable cropping systems and methods. Entomology and Pest Management includes study of integrated pest management. Hands-on experience at the Agriculture Stewardship Center.
 

Indian Hills Community College
721 N. First Street
Centerville,  IA 52544
Brydon Kaster, Program Coordinator
(641) 856-2143 or 1-800-670-3641, ext. 2216
e-mail:  bkaster@indianhills.edu
Contact form:  http://www.indianhills.edu/resources/contact.html#form
Web:  http://www.indianhills.edu/courses/tech/sustainableagriculture.html
Sustainable Agriculture and Entrepreneurship (A.A.S.)
 

Iowa State University

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
209 Curtiss Hall
Ames, Iowa 50011-1050
515-294-3711
fax: 515-294-9696
e-mail: leocenter@iastate.edu
Web: http://www.leopold.iastate.edu/
The Center conducts research on four initiatives, including sustainable agriculture topics, and informs the public on research findings. Supports conferences, seminars and special events. Publishes a quarterly newsletter, The Leopold Letter, a monthly e-mail newsletter, Notes from the Leopold Center, and a quarterly Research Results e-mail newsletter.

Department of Agronomy
1126 Agronomy Hall
Ames, IA  50011-1010
Melissa Stolt
515-294-3846
fax:  515-294-8146
e-mail:  agron@iastate.edu
or mstolt@iastate.edu
Web:  http://www.ImAnAgronomist.net
or http://www.agron.iastate.edu/academic/undergraduate/AgronOptions.pdf
Agronomy (B.S.) with Agroecology option; interdepartmental graduate degree program in sustainable agriculture (see GPSA below).

Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA)
Iowa State University
109 Bessey Hall
Ames, IA  50011-1020
Charles R. Sauer, Program Coordinator
515-294-6518
fax:  515-294-1337
e-mail:  gpsa@iastate.edu
or csauer@iastate.edu 
Web:  http://www.sust.ag.iastate.edu/gpsa/
Sustainable Agriculture (M.S. and Ph.D.). Double degree program in Sustainable Agriculture (M.S.) and Community and Regional Planning (MS-MCRP) also available.  Interdepartmental degree delivered in partnership with 19 Iowa State University departments.

College of Business
1360 Gerdin Business Building
Ames, IA  50011
Dr. Charles Handy
515-294-8118
fax:  515-294-2446
e-mail:  busgrad@iastate.edu
Web:  http://www.business.iastate.edu/masters/mba/susag
MBA with a Minor in Sustainable Agriculture offered through the College of Business and the Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA); graduate assistantships (contact Charles Sauer, csauer@iastate.edu) in sustainable agriculture in partnership with the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

Organic Agriculture Program
Iowa State University
Departments of Agronomy and Horticulture
106 Horticulture Hall
Ames, IA  50011-1010
Dr. Kathleen Delate
515-294-7069
fax:  515-294-0730
Organic Agriculture Lab:  515-294-5116
e-mail:  kdelate@iastate.edu
Web:  http://www.hort.iastate.edu/
or http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/organicag/
or http://isustudentorganicfarm.weebly.com/
Experiment station and on-farm organic agricultural research, Extension activities, bulletins, field days, and training.  Research in organic topics, leading to a graduate degree in Horticulture, Agronomy or Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA), is available in Dr. Delate's lab.
 

Maharishi University of Management
Sustainable Living Department
1000 North 4th Street
Fairfield, IA 52557
David Fisher, Chairperson
Agricultural track contact: Stacy L. Maurer
641-472-7000, ext 3314
e-mail: smaurer@mum.edu
Web: http://sustainableliving.mum.edu/
or http://sustainableliving.mum.edu/academics/program-overview/
or http://sustainableliving.mum.edu/academics/tracks-of-focus/
Sustainable Living (B.S.) offers an Agriculture and Food "Track of Focus" that covers sustainable/organic agriculture and a Living Soil "Track of Focus", a science-based track that covers the biology and ecology of plants and the soil. Campus farm and greenhouses, student gardens, and permaculture orchard.
 

Marshalltown Community College
Part of Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD)
Entrepreneurial and Diversified Agriculture Program
3700 South Center Street
Marshalltown, IA  50158
641-752-7106 ext. 5786
1-866-622-4748 (toll free in Iowa)
Sally L.Wilson
e-mail: sally.wilson@iavalley.edu
Web:  http://www.iavalley.edu/mcc/careers_degrees/entrediversifiedag.html
or http://www.iavalley.edu/mcc/careers_degrees/images/Entrepreneurial.pdf
A.A.S. Degree; A.A. Degree with emphasis in agriculture; and Certificate in Entrepreneurial and Diversified Agriculture. Studies focus on sustainable agriculture, organic crop and livestock production, local food production, environmental stewardship, and small business planning. Offers hands-on experience with Central Iowa farmers who practice sustainable agriculture, livestock and vegetable production, and/or certified organic farming.

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Kansas

Johnson County Community College
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS  66210-1299
Stu Shafer, Adjunct Professor, Sustainable Agriculture
913-469-8500, ext. 3494
e-mail:  sshafer@jccc.edu
Web:  http://www.jccc.edu/photo_stories/2011/0314-sustainable-ag.html
or http://www.jccc.edu/catalog/credit/fall-2012/degrees-certificates/sustainable-agriculture-entr-cert.html
Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate program in partnership with Kansas State University Research and Education Center (Olathe) "provides education in agriscience and agribusiness, focusing on sustainable agriculture, market farming, the preparation of locally grown food, and entrepreneurship."
 

Kansas State University

Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
129 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-6944
Kerri Ebert, Coordinator
785-532-2076
fax: 785-532-6290
e-mail: kebert@ksu.edu
Web: http://www.kansassustainableag.org/
Conferences, field days, workshops, and meetings.

Department of Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
2021 Throckmorton Plant Science Center
Manhattan, KS  66506-5506
Stuart Warren, Department Head
e-mail: slwarren@ksu.edu
785-532-6170
fax:785-532-6949
Web:  http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/urbanfood
or http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=1010
Horticulture (M.S.) with emphasis in Urban Food Systems.

Growing Growers Training Program
35230 W 135th Street
Olathe, KS  66061
Contact:
Cary Rivard, State Vegetable Specialist
K-State Research and Extension
e-mail: crivard@ksu.edu
or
Laura Christensen, Apprentice/Host Farm Liaison
816-805-0362 (cell)
e-mail:  growers@ksu.edu
Web:  http://www.growinggrowers.com
A collaboration between the Kansas State University Research and Extension, University of Missouri, Kansas Food Circle, Kansas Rural Center and Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture. Offers on-farm apprenticeship program focused on sustainable, small and mid-scale production. Program includes monthly workshops, one-on-one training and print resources.
 

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Kentucky

Berea College
Agriculture and Natural Resources Program
Goldthwait Agriculture Building
CPO 2161
Berea, KY  40404
Dr. Sean Clark
859-985-3402 or 859-985-3947
fax:  859-985-3698
e-mail:  sean_clark@berea.edu
Web:  http://www.berea.edu/anr/
Agriculture and Natural Resources (B.S.) includes courses in sustainable agricultural practices, and bees and beekeeping. Experiential learning opportunities in livestock, organic field and forage crop, and organic horticultural production, as well as value-added processing and marketing, at the Berea College Farm (http://www.berea.edu/anr/farm-enterprises/).
 

Berry Farming and Ecological Agrarianism Program
St. Catharine College
2735 Bardstown Road
St. Catharine, KY  40061
Dr. Leah Bayens, Program Coordinator
859-336-5082
fax:  859-336-5031
e-mail:  LeahBayens@sccky.edu
Web:  http://www.sccky.edu/academics/arts-sciences/earth-studies/sustainablefarming_ba.php
or http://www.sccky.edu/academics/programs/BS%20in%20Farming%20and%20Ecological%20Agrarianism%20FAQ%20Sheet.pdf
or http://www.sccky.edu/academics/programs/BA%20in%20Farming%20and%20Ecological%20Agrarianism%20FAQ%20Sheet.pdf
Farming and Ecological Agrarianism (B.S.) with Agroecology Concentration or Plant and Soil Stewardship Concentration
Farming and Ecological Agrarianism (B.A.) with Community Leadership Concentration or Environmental Arts and Humanities Concentration
Sustainable Agriculture (minor)
Founded on the lifework of farmer and writer Wendell Berry, in collaboration with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky. Offers two interdisciplinary, experiential-learning oriented undergraduate degrees and a minor in sustainable agriculture. Coursework covers cultural and historical perspectives on agrarianism, organic crop production, business of sustainable agriculture, food system planning and leadership, agricultural entomology, and soil ecology.
 

Eastern Kentucky University
Department of Agriculture
College of Business and Technology Academic Programs
A.B. Carter Building
Richmond, KY  40475-3110
Dr. John Settimi
859-622-2228
e-mail:  john.settimi@eku.edu
Web:  http://www.agriculture.eku.edu/ or http://catalogs.eku.edu/
Courses in Sustainable Agroecosystems (AGR 345), Conservation of Agricultural Resources (AGR 340), and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems in Agriculture (AGR 319).
 

Kentucky State University
Cooperative Extension/Land Grant Program
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY  40601
502-597-6437 or 502-597-6400
Web:  http://www.kysu.edu/landGrant/communityresearchservice/plantAndSoilScience/default.htm
or http://www.kysu.edu/landgrant/communityresearchservice/researchanddemofarm.htm
Research in alternative, sustainable and organic agriculture is conducted at the university and at its 205-acre Research and Demonstration Farm. Monthly sustainable agriculture workshops. Small and Part-time Farmer Program. The Small Farmer Outreach Training and Technical Assistance Project assists farmers with small holdings and limited resources to adopt sustainable practices. (http://www.kysu.edu/landGrant/coopextensionprogram/
agricultureNaturalResources/smallerfarmsoutreachtraining.htm
).  Organic Agriculture Working Group (http://organic.kysu.edu/).
 

University of Kentucky
College of Agriculture
N-322D Agricultural Sciences North
Lexington, KY  40546
Dr. Mark Williams
859-257-2638
fax:  859-257-2859
e-mail:  mark.williams@uky.edu
Web:  http://www2.ca.uky.edu/sustainableag/curriculum
or http://www2.ca.uky.edu/sustainableag/
Sustainable Agriculture Program. Sustainable Agriculture (B.S. and Minor). Students work as apprentices on the 25-acre USDA-certified Organic Farming Unit (UKOFU). Produce is marketed through a Community Supported Agriculture program. Organic-focused research is conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from multiple departments on 13 acres of the OFU.
 

Western Kentucky University
Department of Agriculture
Ogden College of Science and Engineering
1906 College Heights Boulevard no. 41066
Bowling Green, KY  42101-1066
Jack Rudolph
270-745-3151
fax:  270-745-5972
e-mail:  agriculture@wku.edu
Web:  http://www.wku.edu/agriculture/ 
Undergraduate and graduate course in sustainable agriculture (AGR 493; AGR 493G).
 

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Louisiana

University of Louisiana (Lafayette)
College of Sciences
Department of Renewable Resources
323 Hamilton Hall
611 McKinley Street
Lafayette, LA  70504
or
P.O. Box 44650
Lafayette, LA  70504-4650
Nadean S. Bienvenu
337-482-6647
fax:  337-482-5395
e-mail:  nadean@louisiana.edu
Web:  http://rres.louisiana.edu
Sustainable Agriculture (B.S.) with concentrations in Agribusiness, Animal Science, Landscape and Horticulture Management, and Plant and Soil Science. Research on water quality and organic farming systems on a 600-acre model sustainable agricultural complex. Tours, workshops, and news bulletins.
 

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Colleges and Universities (By State: M)


Maine

College of the Atlantic
105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME  04609
Molly Anderson, Partridge Chair in Food and Sustainable Agriculture Systems
207-801-5729
e-mail: manderson@coa.edu
or
207-288-5015
fax:  207-288-4126
e-mail:  inquiry@coa.edu
Web:  http://www.coa.edu/sustainable-food-systems.htm
Interdisciplinary B.A. and M.Phil. in Human Ecology with an area of study in Sustainable Food Systems. On-campus facilities include Beech Hill Farm (http://www.coa.edu/beech-hill-farm-microsite.htm) and the Peggy Rockefeller Farm.
 

Unity College
Sustainable Food and Agriculture Program
90 Quaker Hill Road
Unity, ME  04988
or
Douglas Fox, Professor of Sustainable Agriculture
Koons Hall, Office 114
207-948-3131, ext. 214
e-mail:  dfox@unity.edu
Web:  http://www.unity.edu/academics/majors/sustainable_agriculture
Sustainable Agriculture (B.S.)
 

University of Maine
Sustainable Agriculture Program
Department of Plant, Soil, and Environmental Sciences
College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
5722 Deering Hall, Room 115
Orono, ME  04469-5722
Dr. Marianne Sarrantonio
207-581-2913
fax:  207-581-2999
e-mail:  mariann2@maine.edu
Web:  http://www.sag.umaine.edu
or http://www.sag.umaine.edu/bachelor-of-science-in-sag/
or http://umaine.edu/sag/more/graduate-study/
Sustainable Agriculture (B.S.). Graduate and post-graduate degrees with research in sustainable agriculture in cooperation with other academic departments. Organic/sustainable agriculture research; student Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)/organic farm; hands-on training at local farms partnerships with Maine Cooperative Extension.
 

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Maryland

Prince George Community College
Westphalia Training Center
9109 Westphalia Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Helen R. McClure
e-mail: Westphalia@pgcc.edu
or
Bree Cosh
e-mail: coshba@pgcc.edu
301-322-0964
fax: 301-278-5169
Web: http://www.pgcc.edu/Programs_and_Courses/Noncredit/Noncredit_Program_Detail.aspx?id=6442462721
or http://www.ecoffshoots.org/pgcc-announcement-front-page/
One-day Mini-Certificate course in Urban Agriculture (AGR 303) and Intensive Weekend Certificate in Commercial Urban Agriculture held in partnership with ECO City Farms.
 

University of Maryland

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Science and Technology
H.J. Patterson Hall
College Park, MD  20742
Ray R. Weil
301-405-1314
fax:  301-314-2763
e-mail:  rweil@umd.edu
Web:  http://www.ensp.umd.edu/Concentrations.html
or http://www.enst.umd.edu/Undergraduate%20Program/index.cfm
Undergraduate and graduate studies. Environmental Science and Technology (B.S.) with concentration in Soil and Watershed Science; or Environmental Science and Policy (B.S.) with concentration in Environmental Agriculture or in Soil, Land and Water; informal internships on organic and sustainable farms; courses in sustainable agriculture, agroecology, international crop production, soil fertility, integrated pest management; graduate research in soil quality, cropping systems, cover crops, composting, integrated pest management, animal grazing systems, and conservation biology.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture
2123 Jull Hall
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-4685
fax:  301-314-9343
e-mail:  iaa-request@umd.edu
Web:  https://iaa.umd.edu/programs/agribusiness-management/sustainable-agriculture
Agricultural Business Management academic certificate program with concentration in Sustainable Agriculture.
 

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Massachusetts

Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02070
Dr. James Corven, Program Coordinator
508-678-2811, ext. 3047
e-mail: James.Corven@bristolcc.edu
Web: www.bristolcc.edu/organicag
or http://www.bristolcc.edu/events/oat/forms/e_OrganicFarming.pdf
or http://bristolcc.smartcatalogiq.com/2013-2014/Catalog/Certificates/Organic-Agriculture-Technician/Certificate-Program
or http://bristolcc.smartcatalogiq.com/2013-2014/Catalog/Programs-of-Study/General-Studies-Transfer-or-Career/Sustainable-Agriculture
A.S. in General Studies (Sustainable Agriculture)
Organic Agriculture Technician Certificate Program.
 

Greenfield Community College
One College Drive
Greenfield, MA 01301-9739
Abrah Dresdale, Coordinator
413-775-1107
e-mail: dresdalea@gcc.mass.edu
Web: http://web.gcc.mass.edu/farmandfoodsystems/
Liberal Arts (A.A.) with Farm and Food Systems Option.
 

Hampshire College

Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program (ESSP)
School of Natural Sciences
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Charlene D'Avanzo
413-559-5569
e-mail: cdNS@hampshire.edu
Web: http://www.hampshire.edu/ns/essp.htm
or http://www.hampshire.edu/academics/essp-program.htm
Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program (ESSP) is a multidisciplinary program through which students develop an interdisciplinary, project-based course of studies. Hampshire's Program includes includes research and courses in environmental science; ecology; sustainable agriculture; conservation; technology and design; and sustainable communities.

Hampshire College Farm Center
Mail Code FC
839 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002-5001
Leslie Cox
413-559-5348
e-mail: lcox@hampshire.edu
or
Nancy Hanson (CSA Program)
413-559-5599
e-mail: nhanson@hampshire.edu
Web: http://www.hampshire.edu/academics/5728.htm
or http://www.hampshire.edu/academics/5735.htm (CSA)
400-acre research and demonstration farm with Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), internships, workstudy opportunities, field trips, and summer employment.

Food, Farm and Sustainability Institute
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
e-mail: ffs@hampshire.edu
Web: http://www.hampshire.edu/academics/Food-Farm-and-Sustainability-Institute.htm
Six-week summer interdisciplinary academic program focusing on food production and sustainable agriculture, centered at the Hampshire College Farm Center.
 

Tufts University
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Program on Agriculture, Food and Environment
150 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA  02111
Stacey Herman
617-636-3711
fax:  617-636-3600
e-mail:  nutritionadmissions@tufts.edu
or stacey.herman@tufts.edu
Web:  http://nutrition.tufts.edu
or http://www.nutrition.tufts.edu/index.php?q=academics/courses
M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, courses, student internships, and directed research. Research on sustainable agriculture and local food systems. Emphasis on policy and interdisciplinary studies with domestic or international applications.
or
Web:  http://ase.tufts.edu/uep/Degrees/CombinedDegree.aspx#friedman
or http://nutrition.tufts.edu/academics/urban-environmental-planning
Dual M.S. in “Urban and Environment Policy and Planning” and in “Nutrition Science and Policy” created for M.S. students "who are interested in ways that food policy fits into broader areas of public policy, especially community development, and for students in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning who want to apply their policy skills to agricultural, food system and nutrition issues."
 

University of Massachusetts

College of Natural Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming Program
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
308 Bowditch Hall
Amherst, MA 01003
Dr. John Gerber, Sustainable Food and Farming Program Coordinator
Contact: http://www.johnmgerber.com/
Undergraduate major (4-year B.S.) with concentration in Sustainable Food and Farming.
Web: http://www.johnmgerber.com/Disp.cfm?Title=MajorinSustFoodandFarming
15-Credit Sustainable Food and Farming Certificate Program.
Web: http://www.johnmgerber.com/Disp.cfm?Title=UMassCertificateProgram&Style=Sidebar

Stockbridge School of Agriculture
College of Natural Sciences
121 Stockbridge Hall
80 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9246
413-545-2222
fax: 413-577-0242
Contact: http://stockbridge.cns.umass.edu/Contact_Us
Web: http://stockbridge.cns.umass.edu/
Sustainable Horticulture (B.S.). This and other programs offer courses in sustainable farming, sustainable forestry, organic farming and gardening, green industry technology and community food systems. Courses on weed management cover integrated pest management strategies.

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Michigan

Grand Valley State University
Sustainable Community Development Initiative
Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
224 Lake Ontario Hall
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401
616-331-7366
fax: 616-331-8658
e-mail: sustainability@gvsu.edu
Web: http://www.gvsu.edu/sustainability/
or
Sustainable Agriculture Project
Levi Gardner
616-331-7366
e-mail: gardenele@gvsu.edu
Web: http://www.gvsu.edu/sustainableagproject/
Courses, programs, internships, and project activities that promote awareness about sustainable development. The Sustainable Agriculture Program and farm provides student, faculty and staff with a space for experiential learning and incorporates a CSA.
 

Lansing Community College
Science Department
Arts and Sciences Building, Room 301
East Lansing, MI 48901-7210
517-483-1092
800-644-4522
or
Academic Advising Department
Gannon Building, Room 212
East Lansing, MI 48901-7210
517-483-1904
or
Michigan State University
Institute of Agricultural Technology
Agriculture Hall, Room 121
East Lansing, MI 48901-7210
517-355-0190
Web: http://www.lcc.edu/catalog/degree_certificateprograms/current/applied/1451.pdf
Agricultural Technology (A.A.S.) with concentration in Agricultural Industries and Organic Farming. Offered through a joint agreement with Lansing Community College and the Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT).
 

Michigan State University

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Julie Cotton, SAFS Academic Specialist
A274 Plant and Soil Science Building
1066 Bouge St, Rm A274
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-0271 ext. 1156
email: cottonj@msu.edu
or http://www.safss.msu.edu/contact.html
Web: http://www.safs.msu.edu/
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Specialization (interdisciplinary).
Web: http://www.safss.msu.edu/
Ecological Food and Farming Systems Graduate Specialization (EFFS) in Sustainable Agriculture (interdisciplinary).
Web: http://www.effs.msu.edu/
MSU Student Organic Farm (http://www.msuorganicfarm.org/)

Department of Horticulture
A288 Plant and Soil Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-5191 ext. 1359
e-mail: hrt@msu.edu
Web: http://www.hrt.msu.edu/undergraduate-program/ or http://www.hrt.msu.edu/assets/PagePDFs/degree-requirements/SOH-concentration.pdf
Horticulture (B.S.) with option in Sustainable and Organic Horticulture.

Student Organic Farm
Farm location (no mail):
3291 College Road
Holt, MI 48842
517-230-7987
e-mail: msufarm@msu.edu
Web: http://www.msuorganicfarm.org/
or http://www.msuorganicfarm.org/organic-farmer-training-program
Nine-month Organic Farmer Training Program. Certificate awarded upon completion from MSU Student Organic Farm and MSU Department of Horticulture. Program includes hands-on training, workshops, lectures, coursework, and marketing products. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operation.

W. K. Kellogg Biological Station
3700 East Gull Lake Drive
Hickory Corners, MI  49060
Katherine Gross, Director
269-671-5117
fax:  269-671-2104
e-mail:  grossk@kbs.msu.edu
Web:  http://www.kbs.msu.edu/
Graduate training in agricultural ecology; undergraduate research internships and fellowships.  Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program (http://lter.kbs.msu.edu/).
 

University of Michigan
Center for Sustainable Systems
School of Natural Resources and Environment
3012 Dana Building
440 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1041
Helaine R. Hunscher, Program Coordinator
734-764-1412
fax:  734-647-5841
e-mail:  css.info@umich.edu
Web:  http://css.snre.umich.edu/
Integrated graduate and undergraduate programs involve some coursework and research in sustainable agriculture including renewable energy.
 

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Minnesota

Carleton College
Environmental Studies Program
2-Goodsell
One North College Street
Northfield, MN  55057
Ken Smith, Director of Environmental Studies Program
507-222-5769, x4106
fax:  507-222-7594
e-mail:  ksmith@carleton.edu
Web:  https://apps.carleton.edu/academics/
or https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/ents/
Environmental Studies courses (ENTS 112, ENTS 260, ENTS 261, and ENTS 310) coverage includes sustainable agriculture and agroecology topics. The Green Carleton Web site (http://apps.carleton.edu/sustainability/) highlights campus programs on composting, wind energy, and other alternative energy options.
 

Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College
2101 14th Street
Cloquet, MN  55720
John Gustafson
218- 879-0715 or 1-800-657-3712
e-mail:  admissions@fdltcc.edu
Web:  http://www.fdltcc.edu/academics/departments/certificate/clean-energy-technology.shtml
Clean Energy Technology Certificate Program. Courses in Alternative and Renewable Energy Systems (EUT 1010) and  Wind Energy Systems (EUT 1045).
 

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
218-736-1500
toll free:  877-450-3322
fax:  218-736-1510
Web:  http://www.minnesota.edu/programs_majors.php?prog_code=767
or http://www.minnesota.edu/programs_majors.php?prog_code=767&
full=true&campus=Fergus Falls

Sustainable Food Production Diploma.
 

University of Minnesota

Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
411 Borlaug Hall
1991 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
612-625-8235
800-909-MISA (6472)
fax: 612-625-1268
Web: http://www.misa.umn.edu

Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
Ms. Courtney Tchida, Student Programs Coordinator
[address above]
612-625-2738
St. Paul, MN 55108
e-mail:  tchi0003@umn.edu
Web:  http://www.misa.umn.edu/StudentPrograms/UndergraduateMinor/index.htm
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Minor.

University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences (CFANS)
Degree Coordinators:
Craig Sheaffer, Minor Coordinator
[address above]
612-625-7224
e-mail:  sheaf001@umn.edu
Web:  http://www.cfans.umn.edu/UndergraduateStudents/CurrentStudents/
MajorsandMinors/SustainableAgMinor/

or http://www.misa.umn.edu/StudentPrograms/UndergraduateMinor/
and
Graduate School
Dr. Nick Jordan, Director of Graduate Studies
[address above]
612-625-3754
e-mail:  jorda020@umn.edu
Web:  http://www.misa.umn.edu/StudentPrograms/GraduateMinor/
Sustainable Agricultural Systems (Undergraduate Minor and Graduate Minor).

Note: The CFANS Undergraduate Minor in Sustainable Agricultural Systems is available to undergraduates in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS).  Students interact with faculty involved in sustainable agriculture research; with practitioners who are applying sustainable principles on their farms; and with organizations and agencies that work on myriad aspects of sustainability in agriculture.  Internship required.

Also, Cornercopia Student Organic Farm (http://horticulture.cfans.umn.edu/StudentLife/Student_Organic_Farm/, e-mail:  umsof@umn.edu) offers internships and a Student Organic Farm Planning, Growing and Marketing Class.

University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences (CFANS)
Department of Horticultural Science
305 Alderman Hall
1970 Folwell Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Emily Hoover, Department Head
612-624-6220
e-mail: hoove001@umn.edu
or
Evonne Kuyper
612-624-4242
e-mail: kuype001@umn.edu
Web: http://www.horticulture.umn.edu/What_Can_I_Study/Organic_Horticulture/index.htm
Horticulture Science Major. Organic Horticulture and Local Food program of study.

Organic Ecology Program
Jim Riddle and Carmen Fernholz, Organic Ag Coordinators
University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center
23669 130th Street
Lamberton, MN  56152
507-752-7372
fax:  507-752-5097
e-mail:  riddl003@umn.edu or fernholz@umn.edu
Web:  http://swroc.cfans.umn.edu/ResearchandOutreach/OrganicEcology/index.htm
Program explores agricultural alternatives and the science of organic systems. Researchers from the University's Research and Outreach Centers, faculty from the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus, and University of Minnesota Extension Service educators contribute to the program with research projects and outreach activities.
 

University of Minnesota (Duluth)
Continuing Education Department
1049 University Drive
104 Darland Administration Building
Duluth, MN 55812
Roxanne Richards
218-726-8113
fax: 218-726-6925
e-mail: cehelp@d.umn.edu
Web: http://www.d.umn.edu/ce/learningopportunities/prodevelopment/sfs.html
Online Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems (noncredit).
 

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Mississippi

Alcorn State University

Department of Agriculture
Morris/Boykin Ag. Science Building, Room 102
1000 ASU Drive, no. 750
Alcorn State, MS  39096-7500
Dovi Alipoe, Interim Chairperson
601-877-6525
fax:  601-877-6526
Web:  http://www.alcorn.edu/Academics/Schools/AREAS/Agriculture/Default.aspx?id=703
or http://www.asuextension.com/

Alcorn State University Cooperative Extension Program (ACEP)
Extension and Research Complex
1000 ASU Drive, no. 474
Alcorn State, MS 39096
Dalton McAfee, Extension Administrator
601-877-6128
fax: 601-877-6694
Sustainable farming research on vegetables and fruits; demonstration plots, tours, and workshops. Extension programs focus on developing and disseminating research-based information to small-farm families; exploring sustainable agriculture as a profitable and sound strategy; and considering alternative agricultural enterprises, diversification, value-added processing, and new marketing strategies. Among other topics, ACEP sustainable agriculture program areas include the following: (1) small family farm enterprise financial analysis and marketing; and (2) sustainable energy.

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Missouri

Growing Growers Training Program
35230 W 135th Street
Olathe, KS  66061
Cary Rivard, State Vegetable Specialist
K-State Research and Extension
e-mail: crivard@ksu.edu
or
Laura Christensen, Apprentice/Host Farm Liaison
816-805-0362 (cell)
e-mail:  growers@ksu.edu
Web:  http://www.growinggrowers.com
A collaboration between the Kansas State University Research and Extension, University of Missouri, Kansas Food Circle, Kansas Rural Center and Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture. Offers on-farm apprenticeship program focused on sustainable, small and mid-scale production. Program includes monthly workshops, one-on-one training and print resource.
 

State Fair Community College
3201 W. 16th Street
Potter-Ewing, Room 409
Sedalia, MO  65301-2199
Mark Albright, Sustainable Agriculture Program Coordinator
660-596-7310
877-311-7322 (toll free)
e-mail:  malbright@sfccmo.edu
Web:  http://www.sfccmo.edu/pages/1475.asp
or http://www.sfccmo.edu/Include/Admissions/Guidesheets/Sustainable%20Ag_2011.pdf
Agriculture (A.A.S.) with emphasis in Sustainable Agriculture.
Short-term Sustainable Agriculture Skills Certificate.
 

Truman State University
Agricultural Science Department
Magruder Hall 2004
100 East Normal
Kirksville, MO  63501
Michael Seipel, Department Chair
660-785-4316
660-785-4598 (main)
fax:  660-785-4045
e-mail:  mseipel@truman.edu or agriculture@truman.edu
Web:  http://agriculture.truman.edu/curriculum.asp
or http://agriculture.truman.edu
Undergraduate courses in sustainable agriculture; seminars.
 

University of Missouri

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Mary Hendrickson, Extension Associate Professor
e-mail: hendricksonm@missouri.edu
200B Gentry Hall
Columbia, MO  65211
573-882-7463
fax:  573-882-5127
or
Jim Spain, Assistant Dean of Academic Programs
e-mail: SpainJ@missouri.edu
573-882-6452
Toll-free: 888-682-2367
Web:  http://cafnr.missouri.edu/academics/sustainable-ag.php
or http://cafnr.missouri.edu/academics/sustain-ag-brochure.pdf
Agriculture (B.Sc.) with emphasis in Sustainable Agriculture.
Sustainable Agriculture Minor.

Agricultural Experiment Station
Office of Research
2-44 Agriculture Building
Columbia, MO  65211
573-882-7488
fax:  573-884-7993
Marc Linit, Associate Dean
e-mail:  linitm@missouri.edu
or spencerb@missouri.edu
Web:  http://aes.missouri.edu/
On-farm research in developing sustainable systems for crop and livestock production; integrated crop management; and precision agriculture.  Operates 17 farms, some with hands-on training opportunities in sustainable cropping and livestock production practices. Facilitates and supports farmer organizations on sustainable agriculture issues.

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Division of Plant Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia
1-41 Agriculture Building
Columbia, MO  65211
573-882-3001
Toll-free:  800-877-6312
fax:  573-882-2699
Michael Collins, Director
e-mail:  collinsmic@missouri.edu
Web:  http://plantsci.missouri.edu
or http://plantsci.missouri.edu/graduate/
The Division of Plant Sciences faculty contribute to advances in conventional, sustainable and alternative production systems, plant biology, genetics and breeding, plant protection and pest management, plant-insect/pathogen interactions, plant-soil relationships and environmental quality. Research farms and centers emphasize alternative cropping systems, integrated pest management, and sustainable agriculture methods.

The Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute (http://www.jeffersoninstitute.org/), a Missouri-based, non-profit education and research center, focuses on crop diversification and addresses agricultural sustainability through education, research, and market development assistance to farmers.
 

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Montana

Montana State University
Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems Degree Program
301 Romney Gym
Bozeman, MT 59717-3540
Dean Williamson, Program Coordinator
406-994-5640
fax: 406-994-6314
e-mail: dean.williamson@montana.edu
Web: http://sfbs.montana.edu/
Interdisciplinary B.S. Degree Program in Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems.  The program has four degree options and is housed within four separate academic departments:
1.  Sustainable Food Systems (Department of Health and Human Development);
2.  Agroecology (Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences);
3.  Sustainable Crop Production (Department of Plant Science and Plant Pathology); and
4.  Sustainable Livestock Production (Department of Animal and Range Sciences). 

Research opportunities. Students participate in hands-on, experience-based internships. Also, internships in student-run Community Supported Agriculture program.
 

University of Montana
Program in Ecological Agriculture and Society (PEAS)
Environmental Studies Program
Jeannette Rankin Hall 101
Missoula, MT 59812-4320
Josh Slotnick
406-243-6994
e-mail: joshua.slotnick@mso.umt.edu
or evst@mso.umt.edu
Web: http://www.cas.umt.edu/evst//grad/focuses/food_farming.cfm
Undergraduate and graduate Sustainable Food and Farming Emphasis within Environmental Studies degree.
 

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Colleges and Universities (By State: N)

Nebraska

University of Nebraska

Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
202 Keim Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0915
Anne Streich
402-472-1640
e-mail: astreich2@unl.edu
or
Chuck Francis
101 KCR
East Campus
Lincoln, NE
402-472-1581
e-mail:  cfrancis2@unl.edu
Web: http://agronomy.unl.edu/
or http://organic.unl.edu/class/Organic%20Education.pdf
Agronomy (B.S.) with option in Organic Systems.
Horticulture (B.S.) with option in Organic Systems.

Center for Applied Rural Innovation (CARI)
103 Miller Hall
Lincoln, NE  68583-0711
Charles Francis
402-472-1581 or 1-800-328-2851
e-mail:  cfrancis2@unl.edu
Web:  http://cari.unl.edu/
or http://sustainableag.unl.edu/
Extension activities, research, and classroom teaching on integrated systems and agroecology. Promotes learning through on-farm research. Close cooperation with farming organizations.
 

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New Hampshire

Dartmouth College

Environmental Studies Program
6182 Steele Hall, Room 113
Hanover, NH  03755
Kim Wind, Program Administrator
e-mail:  Kim.Wind@Dartmouth.Edu
603-646-2838
fax:  603-646-1682
contact:  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~envs/staff/
Web:  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~envs/
or http://www.dartmouth.edu/~reg/courses/desc/envs.html
Courses in sustainable agriculture, ecological agriculture, conservation of biodiversity, and related topics.

Dartmouth Organic Farm
Outdoor Programs Office
100 Lyme Road
Hanover, NH  03755
Scott Stokoe
603-643-5196
e-mail:  Scott.Stokoe@dartmouth.edu
Web:  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~envs/resources/farm.html
Student-run educational and working garden and Solar Greenhouse that provides members of the Dartmouth community with opportunities for independent research, student projects, and hands-on experience in sustainable food and energy systems. New initiatives include aquaculture, aquaponics and algae culture.
 

University of New Hampshire

College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
Rudman Hall
46 College Road
Durham, NH  03824
Becky Sideman, SAFS Program Director
603-862-3203
e-mail:  becky.sideman@unh.edu
or SAFS.program@unh.edu
Web:  http://sustainableag.unh.edu/
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (B.Sc. and B.A.).

College of Life Science and Agriculture
105 McConnell Hall
Durham, NH  03824
Daniel Winans
603-862-3327
e-mail:  ecog.info@unh.edu or dan.winans@unh.edu
Web:  http://www.unh.edu/ecogastronomy/
Dual Major in EcoGastronomy, a collaboration of the College of Life Sciences & Agriculture and the Whittemore School of Business & Economics in partnership with the Sustainability Academy.

UNH Sustainability Acadamy
Food and Society Initiative
131 Main Street
107 Nesmith Hall
Durham, NH  03824
Elisabeth Farrell, Program Coordinator
603-862-4088
fax:  603-862-0785
e-mail:  sustainability.info@unh.edu
Web:  http://www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/
Dual Major in EcoGastronomy (http://www.unh.edu/ecogastronomy).
Ongoing programs and educational opportunities related to sustainable agriculture and food systems; student internship and research opportunities.  Organic Garden Club, Organic Dairy Research Farm, Local Harvest Initiative with UNH Dining, and more.

New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station
Trent Schriefer, Superintendent, Organic Dairy Research Farm
603-659-2121
e-mail: trent.schriefer@unh.edu
Web: http://colsa.unh.edu/aes/odrf
Organic Dairy Research Farm

Cooperative Extension
Taylor Hall
59 College Road
Durham, NH  03824-3587
e-mail form:  http://extension.unh.edu/About/Contact-us
Web:  http://extension.unh.edu/Agriculture
Workshops and short courses on ecological and organic agriculture, sustainable techniques and integrated pest management; research demonstrations.
 

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New Jersey

Ramapo College

School of Social Science and Human Services
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430
Wayne Hayes
Office: G-231
201-684-7751
e-mail: whayes@ramapo.edu
Web: http://www.ramapo.edu/masters-sustainability/
Master of Arts in Sustainability Studies (MASS) focuses on issues that include local and sustainable food in the context of community, regional and global sustainability.

Sharp Sustainability Education Center
Emma Rainforth
Office: G-249
201-684-7209
e-mail: erainfor@ramapo.edu
Contact: http://www.ramapo.edu/ramapogreen/sustainabilityctr/moreinfo.html
Web: http://www.ramapo.edu/ramapogreen/sustainabilityctr/index.html
The Sustainability Education Center is a campus hub for courses, labs, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, and more on sustainable concepts including sustainable agriculture, alternative energy sources, composting, and ecological agriculture.
 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
88 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ  08901-8525
Dr. James White
848-932-6286
e-mail:  jwhite@aesop.rutgers.edu
or http://www.nj.gov/highereducation/Program_Inventory/DegreeListings/CIPs.htm#010000 Web:  http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~plantbiopath/academics.htm
Agricultural Science (B.S.) with Agroecology Minor.
Student Sustainable Farm at Rutgers (http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~studentfarm/)

Clifford E. and Melda C. Snyder Research and Extension Farm
Rutgers Center for Sustainable Agriculture
140 Locust Grove Road
Pittstown, NJ  08867
Dr. John A. Grande
908-730-9419
fax:  908-735-8290
Contact:  http://snyderfarm.rutgers.edu/contact.html
Web:  http://snyderfarm.rutgers.edu
Offers land [including certified organic], research and other services to Rutgers faculty studying sustainable agricultural production techniques.
 

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New Mexico

New Mexico State University

College of Agriculture and Home Economics
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
Kristy Mason, Assistant Director of Student Services
505-646-1109 or 1-800-400-1807
fax:  505-646-5975
e-mail:  kmason@nmsu.edu
Web:  http://aces.nmsu.edu
or http://catalog.nmsu.edu
Courses in Sustainable Production of Agronomic Crops (AGRO 483), Organic Fall Vegetable Production (HORT 330), and Organic Spring Vegetable Production (HORT 331). Academic programs involve Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. Research conducted on alternative crops, organic production/sustainability, and integrated peest management.  Assists New Mexico small farmer operators through the Alcalde Sustainable Agriculture Science Center (see following).

Sustainable Agriculture Science Center
371 County Road 40
P.O. Box 159
Alcalde, NM  87511
Steve Guldan
505-852-4241
fax:  505-852-2857
e-mail:  alcalde@nmsu.edu
Web:  http://alcaldesc.nmsu.edu/

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New York

Alfred State

SUNY College of Technology
Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (COSA)
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY  14802
Dr. Terry Tucker and Dr. Phil Schroeder
1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)
607-587-3621
e-mail:  tuckertw@alfredstate.edu and schroepp@alfredstate.edu
Web:  http://www.alfredstate.edu/cosa/about-the-center
The Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture organizes workshops on organic and sustainable production, local food systems, and related topics. COSA’s two working farms support instruction in organic dairy production, management intensive grazing, organic forage production, sustainable livestock husbandry, organic vegetable production and more. A new farmer incubator program is currently being piloted.

Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Department
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Dr. Phillip Shroeder
1-800-4-ALFRED or 607-486-4714
e-mail: SchroePD@alfredstate.edu
Web: http://www.alfredstate.edu/academics/programs/agricultural-technology
Courses offered in the Agricultural Technology Program cover organic and sustainable technology, organic food production systems, sustainable vegetable production, application of sustainability practices, high tunnels, and hydroponic systems and more.
 

Cornell University

The sustainable agriculture efforts at Cornell University include research, extension and educational efforts in all departments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and in the University's other colleges.  Research and hands-on training in organic production is conducted at eight university farms and facilities (http://cuaes.cornell.edu/cals/cuaes/organic/farms/index.cfm). Programs and departments of particular interest include:

Small Farms Program
15A Plant Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853
Violet Stone, Program Coordinator
607-255-9227
fax:  607-255-0559
e-mail:  smallfarmsprogram@cornell.edu
or http://smallfarms.cornell.edu/contact/
Web:  http://smallfarms.cornell.edu
Works closely with Extension, farmers, non-profits, and Cornell faculty to strengthen research and extension support specifically targeted to New York’s small farms. Among its many projects, the program offers a one-credit undergraduate course titled “Exploring the Small Farm Dream” and publishes Small Farm Quarterly and a monthly E-news Small Farms Update.

Agricultural Experiment Station
Organic Production and Marketing Program Work Team
121 Plant Science Building
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853
Anu Rangarajan
607-255-1780
e-mail:  ar47@cornell.edu
Web:  http://cuaes.cornell.edu/organic/
Provides a forum for Cornell research and extension staff and organic farmers to communicate in order to foster development of meaningful applied and basic research, teaching and extension programs in all aspects of organic agriculture for New York State.

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
707 Bradfield Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853
Kari Richards, Program Coordinator
607-255-0660
e-mail:  ksu2@cornell.edu or agsci@cornell.edu
Web:  http://css.cals.cornell.edu/cals/css/agsci-major/index.cfm
Agricultural Sciences (interdisciplinary undergraduate major) with concentration in Sustainable Agriculture.  Survey course on the “production, sale and consumption of organic food.”

Department of Horticulture
134A Plant Science Building
Ithaca, NY  14853
607-255-4568/1789
fax:  607-255-9998/0599
e-mail:  hort@cornell.edu
Web:  http://hort.cals.cornell.edu/
or http://courses.cornell.edu/
Offers courses in ecological agriculture, sustainable agriculture, organic food and agriculture, horticultural crop production, integrated pest management, physiology, organic grape and wine production, soil management for sustainability, and urban agriculture.  Facilities include a 30-acre certified organic research farm, Dilmun Hill Student Organic Farm, and MacDaniels Nut Grove Agroforestry Center.

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
232 Emerson Hall
Ithaca, NY  14853
607-255-5459
fax:  607-255-2644
contact:  http://css.cals.cornell.edu/cals/css/about/contact.cfm
Web:  http://css.cals.cornell.edu/
Research, teaching, and outreach focusing on the intersection of agriculture, the environment, and the new life sciences with the goal of supporting the sustainable and productive management of agroecosystems.

Department of Natural Resources
Marian Hovencamp
104 Bruckner Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853
607-255-2809
fax:  607-255-0349
e-mail: mth6@cornell.edu
Web:  http://dnr.cornell.edu
or http://dnr.cornell.edu/cals/dnr/contact/index.cfm
Research, teaching, and outreach include watersheds and wetlands, agroecology, institutional arrangements associated with agricultural systems, agroforestry and forest-related crops, and private lands management.

New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
630 W. North Street
Geneva, NY  14456
fax:  315-787-2360
e-mail:  nysipm@cornell.edu or
contact page: http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/program/staff/default.asp
Web:  www.nysipm.cornell.edu
Develops sustainable ways to manage pests and helps people to use methods that minimize environmental, health, and economic risks. Coordinates research grant program and provides demonstrations, education, and outreach.

Cornell Cooperative Extension
Web:  http://www.cce.cornell.edu
or http://cce.cornell.edu/sustainability/Pages/default.aspx
Many Extension programs encourage sustainable practices in various agricultural enterprises statewide, including the Finger Lakes Grapes Program (http://flg.cce.cornell.edu/) and its Sustainable Farming Center.
 

Ithaca College
School of Humanities and Sciences
Environmental Studies
201 Muller Center
Ithaca, NY  14850
Michael Smith
607-274-3102
fax:  607-274-1845
e-mail: mismith@ithaca.edu
Web:  http://www.ithaca.edu/sustainability/
or http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/envstudies/
Research and course in sustainable land use as part of the environmental studies and Eco-Village. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operation at West Haven Farm (http://www.westhavenfarm.net/).
 

St. Lawrence University
Department of Environmental Studies
204 Memorial
23 Romoda Drive
Canton, NY  13617
315-229-5814 (Department office)
fax: 315-229-5802
e-mail form:  http://www.stlawu.edu/academics/email/272/field_dept_email
Web: http://www.stlawu.edu/academics/programs/environmental-studies
or http://www.stlawu.edu/academics/programs/environmental-studies/page/580
Environmental Studies (B.A.) with course track in Sustainability.
Ecological Sustainability Landscape, a 110-acre student research and hands-on learning facility
Web: http://www.stlawu.edu/academics/programs/environmental-studies/page/522
 

SUNY Cobleskill
State University of New York
School of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department of Plant Science
State Route 7
Cobleskill, NY  12043
518-255-5011
Web: http://www.cobleskill.edu/academics/schools/agriculture-and-natural-resources/plant-science/sustainable-crop-production-aas.asp
Sustainable Crop Production (A.A.S.)

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North Carolina

Appalachian State University
University College
Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Program
Living Learning Center, Academic Room 209
Boone, NC  28608
828-262-7234
fax:  828-262-6400
Dr. Sandra Lubarsky, Director
828-262-7248
e-mail:  lubarskysb@appstate.edu
Brooke Kornegay, Farm Manager
e-mail:  kornegayba@appstate.edu
Web:  http://sd.appstate.edu/
or http://programsofstudy.appstate.edu/programs/departments/Sustainable-Development-Program
or http://sd.appstate.edu/teaching-research-farm
Sustainable Development (B.S.) with concentration in Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.  Operates the Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm as a lab for agroecology students, a living-learning residence, and a site for local workshops on sustainable practices.  Provides instruction in agroecology, agroforestry and sustainable or alternative farming practices.  Courses in agroecology, agroforestry, livestock management, farm management, soil fertility management, ecologically-based pest management, alternative agricultural systems, contemporary issues, permaculture, and on-farm practicum. International partnership in agroecology/agroforestry offered in Madagascar.  Operates a teaching-research farm on the Blackburn-Vannoy farmstead that includes sustainable production of vegetables, fruit crops, poultry and livestock.  With local partners, provides an incubator farm for graduates and community in Valle Crucis. Programs in alternative energy include the ASU Energy Center (http://energy.appstate.edu/) and North Carolina Wind Energy (http://wind.appstate.edu/).
 

Central Carolina Community College

Economic and Community Development Division
764 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Robin Kohanowich, Coordinator
Sustainable Farming Program
919-542-8031
e-mail: rkohanowich@cccc.edu
Web: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/majors/sustainableagriculture/
Sustainable Agriculture (A.A.S.)
Web: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/guides/A15410.pdf
Certificate in Agricultural Sustainability.
Web: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/guides/C1541010.pdf
Certificate in Sustainable Livestock Systems.
Web: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/guides/C1541020.pdf
Certificate in Sustainable Vegetable Production.
Web: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/guides/C1541030.pdf
Courses in permaculture, biological pest management, sustainable livestock production, and organic crop production. Hands-on instruction by local farmers; Land Lab, a research and demonstration facility for sustainable agriculture practices. Five-acre organically managed, student farm. Continuing Education classes in a variety of topics related to sustainable lifestyles and organic gardening.

Alternative Energy Technology: Biofuels Program
Andrew McMahan, Coordinator
919-542-8036
e-mail: amcmahan@cccc.edu
Web: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/majors/biofuels/
Alternative Energy Technology (A.A.S.)
http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/guides/A20130.pdf
Certificate in Biofuels Production.
http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/guides/C20130.pdf
 

North Carolina A&T State University
School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
Cooperative Extension Program
Coltrane Hall
Greensboro, NC 27401
Dr John M. O'Sullivan
Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, Local and Community Food Systems
336-285-4683 (office)
e-mail: johno@ncat.edu
Web: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/saes/index.html
Sustainable agriculture extension, research and academic programs: understanding of soil systems to ensure sustainable production, waste management, natuculture (bio-mimicry in urban landscapes), beginning farmers, Integrated Pest Management, Integrated Parasite Management (livestock), non-confinement livestock production, local food systems, season extension and high tunnel management, organic production and rotations, youth programs (Discover Ag, SWARM), community and school garden.

490-acre University Farm in Greensboro (http://www.ag.ncat.edu/farm/index.html) and 2000-acre collaborative sustainable agriculture research and outreach center at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC (http://www.cefs.ncsu.edu).
 

North Carolina State University

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Crop Science
2406 Williams Hall
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, NC  27695-7620
Dr. Michelle Schroeder
919-513-0085
fax:  919-515-7959
e-mail:  michelle_schroeder@ncsu.edu
Web:  http://www.cropsci.ncsu.edu/agroecology/
Agroecology Minor. Courses in agroecology and integrated pest management; tropical agroecology study abroad course and summer sustainable agriculture internship program.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Department of Crop Science
2409 Williams Hall
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, NC  27695-7620
Dr. J. Paul Mueller
CALS Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator
919-515-5825
fax:  919-515-5855
e-mail:  paul_mueller@ncsu.edu
Research, education and extension programs on farming systems research, pasture-based dairy or beef, organic systems, and conservation tillage; field days, publications, and student sustainable agriculture internship and apprenticeship programs.

2000-acre collaborative sustainable agriculture research and outreach center at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC (http://www.cefs.ncsu.edu).
 

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Department of Biology
Dr. Debby Hanmer
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
910-521-6744
e-mail: deborah.hanmer@uncp.edu
Web: http://uncp.edu/biology/programs/
Environmental Science (B.S.) with a track in Sustainable Agriculture. The track has three courses and an internship in sustainable agriculture. (Students are encouraged to complete a certificate program in entrepreneurship.)
Web: http://www.uncp.edu/rc/outreach/UNCP%20SA%20Brouchure.pdf
or http://www.uncp.edu/news/2010/sustainable_ag_certificate.htm

Sustainable Agriculture Certificate Program. A 48-hour certificate program coupled with work experience that focuses on new trends in agriculture and new ways to produce agricultural income. [2013 program contigent upon funding.]
Contact Emily Locklear, emily.locklear@uncp.edu
 

Warren Wilson College

Department of Environmental Studies
Sustainable Agriculture Program
Dr. Laura Lengnick, Director
WWC CPO 6087
P.O. Box 9000
Asheville, NC  28815-9000
828-771-7003
e-mail:  lengnick@warren-wilson.edu
Web: http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~ens/
or http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~ens/major.php
Environmental Studies (B.A.) with concentration in Sustainable Agriculture.
Environmental Studies (B.S.) with concentration in Sustainable Agriculture.
Environmental Studies (B.A.) with concentration in Sustainable Forestry.
Environmental Studies (B.S.) with concentration in Sustainable Forestry
.

Warren Wilson College Farm
WWC CPO 6255
P.O. Box 9000
Asheville, NC 28815
828-771-3014
e-mail: farm@warren-wilson.edu
Web: http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~farm/
275-acre, student-run, sustainable agriculture farm.
 

Wayne Community College
Applied Technology Division
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
919-739-6807
Web: http://www.waynecc.edu/sustainable-ag/
Sustainable Agriculture (A.A.S.)

Western Piedmont Community College
Division of Science, Engineering & Mathematics
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Michael Daniels, Dean
828-438-6000
Web: http://www.wpcc.edu/academics.php?cat=365
or http://www.wpcc.edu/uploads/file/pdfs/catalog/2009/susagr.pdf
Sustainable Agriculture (A.A.S.)

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North Dakota

Dakota College
an affiliate of Minot State University
105 Simrall Boulevard
Bottineau, ND  58318-1198
800-542-6866
Web:  http://www.dakotacollege.edu
or http://www.dakotacollege.edu/pdf/Sustainable%20Vegetable%20Production_Curriculum.pdf
Sustainable Vegetable Production (AAS)
Sustainable Vegetable Production (Certificate Program).

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Colleges and Universities (By State: O)

Ohio

Denison University
Environmental Studies Program
McPhail Center for Environmental Studies
Room 108 Barney-Davis Hall
100 South Road
Granville, OH  43023
Abram Kaplan
740-587-6736
fax:  740-587-5784
e-mail:  kaplan@denison.edu
Web:  http://www.denison.edu/academics/departments/environmental/about.html
Research and courses related to sustainable agriculture.  Campus sustainability initiative.
 

Lorain County Community College
Dr. Ruby Beil
Sustainable Agriculture Program Coordinator
1005 N Abbe Road
Elyria, OH 44035
440-366-7222
e-mail:  rbeil@lorainccc.edu
Sustainable Agriculture Short-Term Technical Certificate.
Web: http://www.lorainccc.edu/Academic+Divisions/Science+and+Math/Sustainable+Agriculture.htm
Specialty Crop Growers Short-Term Technical Growers Certificate.
Web:  http://www.lorainccc.edu/Academic+Programs/
Associates+Degree+and+Certificate+Programs/
Specialty+Crop+Growers+Short+Term+Technical+Certificate.htm

 

The Ohio State University

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
100 Agricultural Administration Building
2120 Fyffe Road
Columbus, OH  43210-1066
Dr. Steven M. Neal, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
614-292-1734
e-mail: CFAES-academics@osu.edu
or contact:  http://cfaes.osu.edu/students/about-us/list-staff/
Web:  http://cfaes.osu.edu/students/academics/undergraduate/minors
or http://cfaes.osu.edu/students/sites/cfaes/files/site-library/site-documents/minors/Sust%20Agr%20minor%20new%20logo.pdf
Sustainable Agriculture Minor.

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Agricultural Technical Institute
Skou Hall
1328 Dover Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
Rachel Ramsier
Interim Coordinator for Agronomy, Crop Management and Soil Conservation, and Sustainable Agriculture
330-287-1311
e-mail: ramsier.7@osu.edu
Web: http://ati.osu.edu/sustainable-agriculture
Sustainable Agriculture (A.A.S.)

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
School of Environment and Natural Resources
Kottman Hall Room 210
2021 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH 43210
Renee Johnston, Academic Program Manager
614-292-2265
e-mail: johnston.230@osu.edu
Web: http://senr.osu.edu/undergraduate/minors/sustainable-agriculture-minor
or http://senr.osu.edu/undergraduate/majors/natural-resources-management
or http://senr.osu.edu/undergraduate/majors/environment-economy-development-and-sustainability
Sustainable Agriculture Minor.
Natural Resources Management (B.S.) with specialization in Sustainable Agriculture.
Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) major (B.S.).

Ohio State University Student Farm
Dept. of Horticulture and Crop Sciences
Dr. Mark Bennett
e-mail: bennett.18@osu.edu
Web: http://studentfarm.wordpress.com/

Environmental Science Graduate Program
3138A Smith Laboratory
174 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 2929762
fax: 614-292-7432
e-mail: enviro@osu.edu
or
Dr. Casey Hoy
e-mail: hoy.1@osu.edu
Web: http://www.esgp.osu.edu/index.php?id=435
Agroecosystems Science Specialization (M.S. or Ph.D.)

Agroecosystems Management Program
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
201 Thorne Hall
1680 Madison Avenue
Wooster, Ohio 44691
330-202-3537
Dr. Casey Hoy, Kellogg Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management
e-mail: hoy.1@osu.edu
program e-mail: ampmail@osu.edu
Web: www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/amp/
This Kellogg-endowed program provides interdisciplinary sustainable agriculture research, education and outreach leadership and engagement for The Ohio State University and its many partners throughout the State of Ohio and beyond. Current degree programs supported are the Associate Degree in Sustainable Agriculture, the Agricultural and Technical Institute (ATI) and the Agroecosystems Science specialization in the Environmental Science Graduate Program.

Organic Food and Farming Education and Research (OFFER) Program
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
1680 Madison Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691
Dr. Brian B. McSpadden Gardener, Director
330-202-3565
e-mail: mcspadden-garden.1@osu.edu
Web: http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/offer/
Organic farming research initiatives and outreach at The Ohio State University are coordinated through the OFFER program.
 

Ohio University
Department of Environmental and Plant Biology
315 Porter Hall
Athens, OH  45701
740-593-1125
fax:  740-593-1130
e-mail:  plantbio@ohio.edu
Web:  http://www.plantbio.ohiou.edu/index.php/courses/
Course in Alternative Agriculture; course in Sustainable Agriculture
 

Owens Community College
School of Arts and Sciences
Life and Natural Sciences Department
30335 Oregon Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Matthew Ross
587-661-2501
e-mail: matthew_ross2@owens.edu
Web: http://catalog.owens.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=3&poid=634&returnto=158
Urban Agriculture and Sustainability Certificate.
 

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University (Oklahoma City)
Horticulture Technologies Department
John E. Kirkpatrick Horticulture Center
400 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Julia Laughlin, Department Head
405-945-3358
e-mail: jlaugh@osuokc.edu
Web: http://www.osuokc.edu/agriculture/horttech.aspx
or http://www.osuokc.edu/agriculture/pdf/Hort_Sust_Crops_AAS.pdf
Horticulture Technology (A.A.S.) with Sustainable Crops Production emphasis.
 

Oklahoma State University (Stillwater)

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
136 Ag Hall
Stillwater, OK  74078
405-744-5398
fax:  405-744-5339
e-mail:  casnr@okstate.edu
Web:  http://casnr.okstate.edu/
Programs place particular emphasis on enhancing scientific inquiry; developing human resources; improving agriculture’s profitability, competitiveness, and sustainability; protecting and sustaining the environment; and strengthening Oklahoma’s economic foundation.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
127 Noble Research Center
Stillwater, OK  74078
Dr. Tom A. Royer, IPM Coordinator
405-744-9406
fax:  405-744-6039
e-mail:  tom.royer@okstate.edu
Web:  http://entoplp.okstate.edu/
The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program offers undergraduate and graduate education and research in integrated pest management and biological control of insects, weeds and plant pathogens.

Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Dr. Dale Maronek
360 Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK  74078
405-744-5414
fax:  405-744-9709
e-mail:  donna.dollins@okstate.edu
Web:  http://www.hortla.okstate.edu/
Undergraduate and graduate education and research in the management and sustainable production of horticultural crops.

Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Dr. David R. Porter
368 Agriculture Hall
Stillwater, OK  74078
405-744-6425
fax:  405-744-5269
e-mail:  david.r.porter@okstate.edu
Web:  http://pss.okstate.edu/
Undergraduate and graduate education and research in nutrient management, reduced tillage production, and sustainable cropping systems.
 

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Oregon

Clackamas Community College
Horticulture Department
19600 South Molalla Avenue
Oregon City, OR  97045
Elizabeth Howley, Department Chair
503-594-3295
e-mail:  ehowley@clackamas.edu
Web:  http://www.clackamas.edu/horticulture/
Urban Agriculture Certificate; Horticulture (A.A.)
Classes and seminars include organic gardening, urban agriculture, integrated pest management, growing herbs, and the care and culture of a variety of plant communities.
 

Linn-Benton Community College
Science, Engineering and Technology Division
Agriculture and Horticulture Program
WOH 124
6500 Pacific Boulevard SW
Albany, OR  97321
Stefan Seiter
541-917-4765
e-mail:  stefan.seiter@linnbenton.edu
Web:  http://cf.linnbenton.edu/mathsci/aghort/seiters/web.cfm?pgID=1552
The program emphasizes sustainable and ecologically sound agricultural practices. Course on Organic Farming and Gardening.  Courses in sustainable production, horticulture, and integrated pest management.
 

Oregon State University

College of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Horticulture
4017 Ag and Life Sciences Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-7304
Anita Azarenko, Department Head
541-737-3695
fax: 541-737-3479
e-mail: azarenka@hort.oregonstate.edu
or contact: http://horticulture.oregonstate.edu/directory
Web: http://horticulture.oregonstate.edu/

College of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Crop & Soil Science
107 Crop Science Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-3002
Russ Karow, Department Head
541-737-2821
fax: 541-737-1589
e-mail: Russell.S.Karow@oregonstate.edu
or contact: http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/content/faculty-crop-and-soil-science-department-oregon-state-university
Web: http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/

Horticulture (B.S.) with Ecological and Sustainable Horticultural Production Option.
Web: http://horticulture.oregonstate.edu/content/ecological-and-sustainable-horticultural-production
Crop & Soil Science (B.S.) with Crop Management or Soil Resource Management Option.
Web: http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/students/undergraduate/degrees
The College of Agricultural Sciences departments above offer graduate and undergraduate coursework including biological control of pests, agroecology, soil and weed ecology, and sustainable agriculture. Graduate research opportunities. Organic Growers Club. Organic Agriculture Program (http://horticulture.oregonstate.edu/group/organic-agriculture-program) offers courses, research, and other programs in organic production. Online degree in general horticulture includes permaculture, viticulture, fruit production, pest & disease diagnosis, and organic gardening & farming.
 

University of Oregon
Department of Landscape Architecture
1190 Franklin Blvd.
230 Lawrence Hall
Eugene, OR 97403-5234
541-346-3634
e-mail: landarch@uoregon.edu
or
Harper Keeler
e-mail:  hkeeler@uoregon.edu
Web: http://landarch.uoregon.edu/programs/urbanfarm
The Urban Farm, 1 1/2-acre model of sustainable agriculture, offers training in organic gardening practices and techniques. Courses on Sustainable Agriculture and other related topics, such as Permaculture and Civic Agriculture are offered in various disciplines such as Environmental Studies and Landscape Architecture.
 

Willamette University
Center for Sustainable Communities
900 State Street
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6300
or
Jennifer Johns, Associate Director, Sustainable Agriculture Programs
e-mail:  jjohns@willamette.edu
Web: http://www.willamette.edu/centers/csc/index.html
Courses and research in sustainable agriculture. The Zena Farm (http://www.willamette.edu/centers/csc/zena/zena_farm/index.html) includes 1/2-acre organic vegetable production field and greenhouse for season extension. The Zena Forest (http://www.willamette.edu/centers/csc/zena/index.html) offers hands-on lessons in sustainable forestry. Summer Institute in Sustainable Agriculture Program (http://www.willamette.edu/centers/csc/zena/farm/summer_institute/).

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Colleges and Universities (By State: P-T)

Pennsylvania

Chatham University
School of Sustainability and the Environment
Eden Hall Farm
6035 Ridge Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044
Allen Matthews, Director and Instructor of Sustainable Agriculture
802-318-1041 (cell)
412-365-1781 (Eden Hill Farm)
e-mail: AMatthews1@Chatham.edu
or sse@chatham.edu
Web: http://www.chatham.edu/sse/programs/mafs/
or http://my.chatham.edu/onesheets/MSUS.pdf
or http://my.chatham.edu/onesheets/MAFoodStudies.pdf
Master of Sustainability.
Master of Arts in Food Studies with Sustainable Agriculture concentration.
and
The Rachel Carson Institute
at Chatham University
e-mail: rci@chatham.edu
Web: http://www.chatham.edu/rachelcarson/
The Institute promotes "Rachel Carson's legacy - sustaining Earth's life support system - clean air, pure water, fertile soil, and biodiversity - through research, education and outreach."
 

Delaware Valley College

Natural Resources and Biosystems Management Department
700 East Butler Avenue
Doylestown, PA 18901
Jacqueline Ricotta
215-489-2333
e-mail: Jacqueline.Ricotta@delval.edu
Web: http://www.delval.edu/pages/nrbm
or http://www.delval.edu/about-delval/news/delaware-valley-college-creates-a-new-center
-for-sustainable-agriculture

The Sustainable Agriculture Systems specialization (15-credit minor) requires courses in organic crop production, homesteading, environmental science, sustainable agriculture, integrated pest management, plant and animal science and marketing. With an emphasis on experiential learning, this program includes classroom, lab and work experience on Delaware Valley's campus farms producing food for the college cafeteria, farm market and local food banks.

Veteran Organic Farming Program
705 E. Butler Avenue
Doylestown, PA 18901
Dennis Riling
215-808-4640
e-mail: dennis.riling@delval.edu
Or, contact http://www.delval.edu/academics/for-military-members-veterans/veteran-organic-farming-program/contact-us
Web: http://www.delval.edu/academics/for-military-members-veterans/veteran-organic-farming-program
The Veteran Organic Farming Program (36 credits), in collaboration with the Rodale Institute, was originally designed for veterans. The program is now open to non-veterans as well. Includes hands-on experience at Rodale Institute.
 

Pennsylvania State University
College of Agricultural Sciences
AgroEcology Program
Katharine L. Butler, Program Coordinator
116 ASI Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-2119
e-mail: agroecology@psu.edu
Web: http://plantscience.psu.edu/majors/agroecology
AgroEcology (B.S.) interdisciplinary undergraduate major is shared between Penn State's Departments of Crop and Soil Sciences, Entomology, and Plant Pathology

Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
Rock Springs, PA
Web: http://agsci.psu.edu/research/centers/rock-springs
Research on sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, alternative cropping, crop rotation, soil monitoring, nitrate leaching, water quality, integrated pest management, intensive pasture systems to enhance dairy farm profitability, and biological controls.

Slippery Rock University
The Robert A. Macoskey Center for Sustainable Systems Education and Research
247 Harmony Road
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
724-738-4050
e-mail: macoskey.center@sru.edu
Web:  http://www.sru.edu/academics/colleges/ches/macoskey/Pages/index.aspx
or http://www.sru.edu/academics/colleges/ches/gge/ms3/Pages/MS3Home.aspx
Sustainable Systems (M.S.)
The Center promotes sustainability at Slippery Rock University and in the local community. Located on an 83-acre university demonstration farm, the center demonstrates sustainable technologies and systems; supports sustainability-focused academic initiatives and research; and sponsors events, workshops and programs.
 

Wilson College
Environmental Studies Program
Environmental Studies Department
Brooks Complex Room no. 240
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA  17201
Dr. Edward Wells
717-264-4141, ext. 3413
e-mail:  ewells@wilson.edu
and
Richard Alsina Fulton Center for Sustainable Living
Christine Mayer, Program Manager
717-264-4141, ext. 3247
fax:  717-264-1578
e-mail:  cmayer@wilson.edu
Web:  http://www.wilson.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/environmental-studies/index.aspx
The Environmental Studies Department offers majors in Environmental Science and in Environmental Sustainability, a minor in Environmental Studies and certification in Environmental Education. Courses offered in subjects related to sustainable agriculture. The Department works in close partnership with the Fulton Center for Sustainable Living (FCSL). Internship required. Opportunities are also provided for independent study courses in specialized areas of research.

The Richard Alsina Fulton Center for Sustainable Living (http://www.wilson.edu/about-wilson-college/fulton/index.aspx) facilitates practical training and research and is used to demonstrate sustainable methods of soil improvement, weed and pest control, cover and biointensive cropping, rotation, use of compost and green manures, and alternative fuel research. Related programs include Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) (http://www.wilson.edu/about-wilson-college/fulton/csa-share-program/index.aspx), alternative energy, and solar greenhouse. Resource information center, environmental studies internships, seminars, workshops, and field and lab work.

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Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island
College of Environment and Life Sciences
Department of Plant Sciences and Entomology
Woodward Hall
Kingston, RI 02881-0804
Dr. Rebecca Brown, Associate Professor
401-874-2755
fax: 401-874-2494
e-mail: brownreb@uri.edu
Web: http://www.uri.edu/cels/
or http://cels.uri.edu/sustainableag/
Graduate degree in Biology and Environmental Science (BES) with a specialty in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems.
Nine-acre Agronomy Farm with three high tunnels, vegetable trials and research plots.

Cooperative Extension programs feature gardening with trees and shrubs described in the University's publication, Sustainable Trees and Shrubs for Southern New England (http://www.pse.uri.edu/maynard_susplants/html_spl2000/index.htm); a children's environmental program includes Learning Landscapes which highlights sustainable plants and sustainable landscape practice; and Eco-exploration. As well there are active student groups in sustainability: URI Slow Foods (http://www.uri.edu/studentorg/orginfo.php?orgnum=332) and Student Action for Sustainability (http://www.uri.edu/studentorg/orginfo.php?orgnum=257).
 

Woodvale Farm
W. Alton Jones Campus
Environmental Education Center
401 Victory Highway
West Greenwich, RI  02817-2158
401-397-3304, ext. 6043
fax:  401-397-3293
e-mail:  altonjones@uri.edu
Web:  http://www.uri.edu/ajc/eec/
Woodvale Farm operates as a day camp and educational field trip destination for elementary schools; children learn about sustainable agriculture, gardening, animal care, colonial history, and ecology; includes livestock, organic gardens, pastures, wetlands, and forests.
 

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South Carolina

Clemson University

Sustainable Agriculture Program
114 Long Hall, Box 340315
Clemson, SC  29634-0315
Dr. Geoff Zehnder, Coordinator
864-656-6644
fax:  864-656-6863
e-mail:  zehnder@clemson.edu
Web:  http://www.clemson.edu/sustainableag/
The Clemson University Sustainable Agriculture Program provides training and education programs in sustainable agriculture and local food systems for agricultural production and marketing professionals, farmers, and landowners in South Carolina.

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences
112 Long Hall
Clemson University
Clemson, SC  29634-0315
Dr. Patricia Zungoli
e-mail: pzngl@clemson.edu
864-656-3137
fax: 864-656-0274
Web: http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/major_programs/undergrad/soil_sustainable.html
or http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/departments/esps/undergradprograms/concentrations.html
or http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/departments/esps/undergradprograms/sscs/sustainable.html
Soils and Sustainable Crop Systems (B.Sc.) with concentrations in Sustainable Crop Production; Soil and Water Environmental Science; and in Agricultural Biotechnology.

Clemson Student Organic Farm
Shawn Jadrnicek, Farm Manager
864-457-8006
e-mail: sjadrnicek@gmail.com
Web: http://www.clemson.edu/sustainableag/student_farm.html
The farm, located on Clemson campus, is a resource for experiential learning in sustainable/organic farming practices. An undergraduate "Organic Vegetable Production" course is taught at the SOF during the summer and gives students hands-on experience with organic farming, marketing and permaculture practices. Creative Inquiry courses that investigate different aspects of organic farming are also taught during spring and fall semesters. Public tours available.

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South Dakota

South Dakota State University
College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences
156 Agriculture Hall Box 2207
Brookings, SD  57007
605-688-5133
fax:  605-688-5582
Contact form:  http://www.sdstate.edu/admissions/request-information.cfm
Web:  http://www.sdstate.edu/abs/
or
Dr. Peter Sexton
South Dakota SARE Coordinator
Department of Plant Science
Room 2207A Agriculture Hall
South Dakota State University
605-688-4597
fax: 605-688-6320
e-mail:  Peter.Sexton@sdstate.edu
Web:  http://www.sdstate.edu/ps/
The College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences conducts research on agricultural sustainability and agri-environmental policies.  Departments within the College offer Extension and research work on the relationship between farming practices and water quality. Undergraduate and graduate courses include agroecology, agricultural policy, integrated crop management options, resources and environmental economics, alternative farming and food systems, sustainable horticultural practices, organic production systems and water quality.

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Tennessee

Sewanee (The University of the South)
Environmental Studies Program
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN  37383
931-598-1000
Web:  http://environmental.sewanee.edu/
Courses in environmental studies include Organic Agriculture; and Ecology, Evolution, and Agriculture.
 

Tennessee Technological University
College of Agricultural and Human Sciences
School of Agriculture
P.O. Box 5165
Cookeville, TN  38505
Pat Bagley, Dean
931-372-3149
fax:  931-372-3150
e-mail:  Aghs@tntech.edu
Web:  http://www.tntech.edu/agriculture/home/
Courses on Crops in Sustainable Systems (AGRN 3020) Organic Farming (AGRN 3300), Alternative Energy: Renewable Energy Systems (ECE 4820), and Integrated Pest Management (AGHT 3030). Research in organic farming at the Center for the Management, Utilization and Protection of Water Resources. 113-acre Waters Farm dedicated to organic and sustainable crop production (http://www.tntech.edu/wrc/farm/).
 

University of Tennessee
Institute of Agriculture
Department of Plant Sciences
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Knoxville, TN  37996-4561
865-974-7324
fax:  865-974-1947
Dr. David Butler
e-mail:  dbutler@utk.edu
or
Mr. Andy Pulte
e-mail:  apulte@utk.edu
Web:  http://plantsciences.utk.edu/organic/
Plant Sciences (B.Sc.) with Organic Production concentration.
Ninety-acre Organic Research Farm (http://organics.tennessee.edu/farm.htm)
Organic Crop Production Workshop Series. This is a 10-part monthly workshop series (February through November) targets commercial producers and agriculture professionals interested in learning organic crop production practices. Other education opportunities include workshops, field days and extension publications. Web: http://organics.tennessee.edu, contact: Dr. Annette Wszelaki (annettew@utk.edu).
 

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Texas

Northeast Texas Community College
Agriculture Department
2886 FM 1735
Chapel Hill Road
Mt. Pleasant, TX  75455
Mr. Chris Oefinger, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Agriculture
903-434-8100
1-800-870-0142
fax:  903-572-6712
Web:  http://catalog.ntcc.edu/ (search for "sustainable agriculture")
Sustainable Agriculture (A.A.S.)
Sustainable Agriculture (Level 2 Certificate)
Sustainable Agriculture (Level 1 Certificate)
 

Texas A&M University (TAMU)

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agriculture and Life Sciences Building
600 John Kimbrough Boulevard, Suite 515
College Station, TX 77843-2142
979-845-3712
e-mail: aglifesciences@tamu.edu
Web:  http://aglifesciences.tamu.edu/
Sustainability of agricultural production and conservation of natural resources are major considerations in Extension, research, and resident educational efforts. Undergraduate majors include Agronomy (Plant and Environmental Soil Science); Bioenvironmental Sciences; Ecological Restoration; Environmental Studies; Forestry; Rangeland Ecology and Management; and Renewable Natural Resources. The Institute of Renewable Natural Resources coordinates teaching for research and extension activities. The following entries list selected contacts.

Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
Horticulture/Forest Science Building, Room 305
2138 TAMU
College Station, TX  77843-2138
Dr. David D. Baltensperger, Professor and Interim Head
979-845-5033
fax:  979-845-6049
e-mail:  s-whisenant@tamu.edu
Web:  http://essm.tamu.edu/

Department of Entomology
Integrated Pest Management Program
412 Minnie Belle Bldg.
College Station, TX  77843-2475
979-845-2516
fax:  979-845-6305
e-mail:  entomain@tamu.edu
Web:  http://insects.tamu.edu/

Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
370 Olsen Boulevard
2474 TAMU
College Station, TX  77843-2474
David D. Baltensperger, Head
979-845-3041
fax:  979-845-0456
e-mail:  soilcrop@tamu.edu
Web:  http://soilcrop.tamu.edu/

Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
210 Nagle Hall
2258 TAMU
College Station, TX  77843-2258
Dr. Michael P. Masser, Head
979-845-5777 (main office)
e-mail:  Mmasser@ag.tamu.edu or dmiles@tamu.edu
Web:  http://wfsc.tamu.edu/

Institute of Renewable Natural Resources
1500 Research Parkway, Suite 110
2260 TAMU
College Station, TX  77843-2260
Dr. Neal Wilkins, Director
979-845-1851
fax:  979-845-0662
e-mail:  irnr@tamu.edu
Web:  http://irnr.tamu.edu/
 

West Texas A&M University
College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering
Dryland Agriculture Institute
WTAMU Box 60278
2403 Russell Long Blvd.
Canyon, TX  79016-0001
Bob Stewart, Director
806-651-2299
fax:  806-651-2938
e-mail:  bstewart@wtamu.edu
Web:  http://www.wtamu.edu/academics/dryland-agriculture-institute.aspx
Graduate research and training for International Scientists and Professors.
 

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Colleges and Universities (By State: U-W)

Utah

Utah State University
College of Agriculture
Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate
4820 Old Main Hill, Room 322
Logan, UT  84322-4820
Teryl R. Roper, Department Head
435-797-2233
fax:  435-797-3376
e-mail:  teryl.roper@usu.edu
Web:  http://psc.usu.edu or http://www.usu.edu/
Research in organic/sustainable agriculture.  Coursework includes ecological agriculture, organic crop production, sustainable pest management practices, and sustainable livestock systems.  Student Organic Farm (http://www.usu.edu/organicfarms/), Extension, research, and educational efforts.  See also:  Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (http://www.westernsare.org/).
 

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Vermont

Green Mountain College
Farm and Food Project
One Brennan Circle
Poultney, VT  05764-1199
Philip Ackerman-Leist, Director
1-802-287-2942
fax:  802-287-8080
e-mail:  ackermanleistp@greenmtn.edu
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production (B.A.)
Web:  http://www.greenmtn.edu/sustainable_agriculture.aspx
Masters in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS) through Distance Education (online)
Web:  http://msfs.greenmtn.edu/
Environmental Studies (B.A.) Sustainable Agriculture & Food Production Concentration.
Web:  http://www.greenmtn.edu/farm_food/es.asp
Cerridwen Farm, http://www.greenmtn.edu/farm_food/greetings.aspx
 

Sterling College
P.O. Box 72
Craftsbury Common, VT  05827
Lynne Birdsall
Director of Admissions
800-648-3591
802-586-7711 ext. 135
fax:  802-586-2596
e-mail:  lbirdsall@sterlingcollege.edu
or admissions@sterlingcollege.edu
Web:  http://www.sterlingcollege.edu/sustainable-agriculture.html
or http://sterlingcatalog.railborne.com/cat/academic/447/?content=447
or http://www.sterlingcollege.edu/summer-ag.html
Sustainable Agriculture (B.A.)
Summer Sustainable Agriculture Semester features hands-on work in tandem with academics, and work with draft animals.
 

University of Vermont

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Jeffords Hall
63 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT  05405-0082
Anne Marie Resnik
802-656-2630
fax:  802-656-4656
e-mail:  pss@uvm.edu
Web:  http://www.uvm.edu/~pss/
or
http://www.uvm.edu/~pss/?Page=undergrad_base.html&SM=under_prog_menu.html
Ecological Agriculture (B.S. and undergraduate Minor).
Sustainable Landscape Horticulture (B.S. and undergraduate Minor)
Research. Courses in agroecology, organic farming, sustainable fruit production, permaculture, horticulture, and allied subjects.

Common Ground Educational Farm located at the University of Vermont Horticulture Research Center. Course in Organic Farm Planning and Organic Farm Practicum Course Series, http://www.uvm.edu/~yfanslow/Insect_Agroecology_Lab/Common_Ground.html

Center for Sustainable Agriculture
106 High Point Center, Suite 300
Colchester, VT  05446-8800
Cheryl Herrick
802-656-5459
fax:  802-656-8874
e-mail:  sustainable.agriculture@uvm.edu
Web:  http://www.uvm.edu/sustainableagriculture/
Part of UVM Extension, the Center works collaboratively across the region's food systems to provide education and outreach to those interested in sustainable food and farming in Vermont. Provides technical assistance, training, workshops, pasture walks, videos, factsheets, and results of research with Vermont farmers. The annual Grazing Conference provides education for new and experienced farmers on pasture-based livestock farming. Programs include Pasture, Local Food, New Farmer and Produce Safety.

Farmer Training Program
University of Vermont
Continuing Education
322 South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Susie Walsh Daloz, Program Director
e-mail:  farmer@uvm.edu
Contact form:  http://learn.uvm.edu/sustainability/farmer-training/contact-us/
Web:  http://learn.uvm.edu/sustainability/farmer-training/
Certificate in Sustainable Farming awarded upon completion of "6-month intensive program for aspiring farmers and food systems advocates that provides a hands-on, skill-based education in sustainable agriculture."
 

Vermont Technical College
P.O. Box 500
Randolph Center, VT  05061-0500
800-442-8821
contact:  http://www.vtc.edu/right.php/pid/13/sid/112
or admissions@vtc.edu
Web:  http://www.vtc.edu/interior.php/pid/4/sid/26/tid/561
Diversified Agriculture (B.S.)
 

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U.S. Virgin Islands

University of the Virgin Islands
Agricultural Experiment Station
R.R. no. 1, Box 10,000
Kingshill, St. Croix
Virgin Islands  00850
340-692-4020
fax: 340-692-4035
e-mail:  admissions@uvi.edu
Web:  http://www.uvi.edu/sites/uvi/Pages/AES-Home.aspx
or
Cooperative Extension Service
#2 John Brewer’s Bay
St. Thomas
Virgin Islands  00802-9990
Dara Monifah Cooper
340-693-2083
340-473-6659 (cell)
fax:  340-693-1085
e-mail:  dcooper@uvi.edu
Web:  http://www.uvi.edu/sites/uvi/Pages/CES-Agriculture-Home.aspx?s=RE
Programs and research in horticulture, integrated pest management, sustainable agriculture; urban gardening, and natural resources and environmental management; occasional field days and workshops. Search main Web site by keyword to locate programs, courses and research.
 

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Virginia

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
School of Business
Parham Road Campus
Building A, Room 135
Richmond, VA  23285-5622
David Seward
804-523-5946
e-mail:  dseward@reynolds.edu
Web:  http://www.jsr.vccs.edu/curriculum/programs/Horticulture_TechnologyAAS.html
Horticulture Technology (A.A.S.) with Sustainable Agriculture Focus.
 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences
330 Smyth Hall (0404)
Blacksburg, VA  24061-0404
Thomas Thompson, Department Head
540-231-9775
fax:  540-231-3431
e-mail:  tlthomps@vt.edu
Web:  http://www.cses.vt.edu/
Interdisciplinary environmental science degree program in the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. Degree program in Crop and Soil Science features crop production for sustainable agriculture, utilization of soils, and stewardship of the environment. Students learn the fundamentals of plant science and improvement, and soil and environmental stewardship for feeding the world, protecting the environment, and producing quality turfgrass.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Horticulture
401-F Saunders
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Dr. Susan Clark, Associate Professor
540-231-8768
e-mail: clark55@vt.edu
Web: http://www.cals.vt.edu/prospective/files/civic-agriculture-minor.pdf
Civic Agriculture and Food Systems (Multidisciplinary Minor) (18 credits) is open to all students across the university. It is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to identify, examine, and integrate agriculture and food system sustainability philosophies and activities into personal and professional practice.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department of Horticulture
301 Saunders Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
J. Roger Harris
e-mail: rharris@vt.edu
Web: http://www.hort.vt.edu/
Sustainable Food Production Systems concentration planned within Horticulture (B.S.)
 

Virginia State University
School of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture and Human Ecology
P.O. Box 9416
Petersburg, VA  23806
804-524-5672
fax:  804-524-5054
Web:  http://www.agriculture.vsu.edu/undergraduate-programs/agriculture/index.php
or http://www.ext.vt.edu/
Agriculture program includes the Department of Agriculture, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Agricultural Research, and the Randolph Farm (http://www.vsu.edu/pages/3126.asp).  The University’s research and demonstration center focuses on developing and refining nontraditional agricultural enterprises and production systems.
 

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Washington

Antioch University
2326 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA  98121-1814
Dr. Jonathan Scherch
206-268-4908
e-mail:  scherch@antiochseattle.edu
Web:  http://www.antiochseattle.edu/academics/center-for-creative-change/m-a-environment-community/
or http://www.antiochseattle.edu/academics/center-for-creative-change/graduate-certificates/#sfs
Environment and Community (Interdisciplinary M.A.) includes study of alternative agriculture and food systems, permaculture, community development, renewable energy and more. Nine-month Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems and Permaculture Design.
 

Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA  98505
360-867-6646
fax:  360-867-5430
Martha Rosemeyer
e-mail:  rosemeym@evergreen.edu
or organicfarm@evergreen.edu
Web:  http://www.evergreen.edu/organicfarm/home.htm
Practice of Sustainable Agriculture program (select Academic Programs) has both an academic program and on-farm component; Ecological Agriculture emphasizes holistic, systems thinking and global agroecosystems; Farm to Table focuses on food systems including organic gardening and food preparation.  The Center for Ecological Learning and Living is comprised of six on-campus, complementary facilities including The Student Organic Farm, Community Gardens, a permaculture site, demonstration site, compost facility, and a biodiesel generation project.
 

Seattle Central Community College
Science and Mathematics Division
1701 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
206-934-3800
Katie Gagnon
Environmental Sciences Department
e-mail: kgagnon@sccd.ctc.edu
or http://www.seattlecentral.edu/faculty/kgagnon/
or
Grace Sparks
Biology Department
e-mail: gsparks@sccd.ctc.edu
or http://www.sites.google.com/site/gracesparkssccc/
Web: https://sites.google.com/a/seattlecentral.edu/learn-sage/
Sustainable Agriculture Education (SAgE) Initiative.
Bioregional Food Systems Program of Study Award of Completion.
 

Washington State University

Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources
2606 W. Pioneer Way
Puyallup, WA  98371-4998
253-445-4626
fax:  253-445-4579
e-mail:  csanr@wsu.edu
Web:  http://csanr.wsu.edu/
or http://csanr.wsu.edu/pages/Educational_Opportunities
Undergraduate Organic Agriculture Systems Major.
Undergraduate Certificate in Organic Agriculture.
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture.
CEU Certificate in Sustainable Small Acreage Farming and Ranching.
Coordinates research and education programs in Washington that focus on sustainable and natural resource systems.

College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
205 Johnson Hall
P.O. Box 646420
Pullman, WA  99164-6420
Debra Marsh, Academic Coordinator
509-335-2615
fax:  509-335-8674
e-mail:  marshdj@wsu.edu
Web:  http://css.wsu.edu
Soil Science (M.S. and Ph.D.) and Crop Science (M.S. and Ph.D.) with ability to conduct research in sustainable or organic agricultural systems.
or
Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs
Certificate Program Director
509-335-1553
e-mail: lcboggs@wsu.edu
Web: http://css.wsu.edu/graduate-studies/graduate-certificate-in-sustainable-agriculture/
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture.
or
Dr. John Reganold
Certificate Program Director
509-335-8856
e-mail:  reganold@wsu.edu
Web: http://css.wsu.edu/undergraduate/certificate-options/undergraduate-certificate-in-organic-agriculture/
Undergraduate Academic Certificate in Organic Agriculture.

College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
Agricultural and Food Systems
Pullman, WA  99164-6243
Contact:  CAHNRS Academic Programs Office, 509-335-4562
fax:  509-335-1065
e-mail:  afs@wsu.edu 
Web:  http://afs.wsu.edu 
or http://afs.wsu.edu/majors/organic-ag-systems/
Undergraduate Major in Organic Agriculture Systems.

College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
Integrated Plant Sciences
Pullman, WA  99164-6243
Contact:  CAHNRS Academic Programs Office, 509-335-4562
fax:  509-335-1065
e-mail:  academic@cahnrs.wsu.edu
Web:  http://ips.wsu.edu
Undergraduate degree program with seven majors including Field Crop Management, Fruit and Vegetable Management, and Viticulture and Enology

Center for Distance and Professional Education
P.O. Box 645220
Pullman, WA  99164-5220
Contact: CAHNRS Academic Programs Office, 509-335-4562
fax: 509-335-1065
800-222-4978
e-mail:  distance@wsu.edu
Web:  http://css.wsu.edu/undergraduate/undergrad_cert_organic_ag.html
Online Undergraduate Certificate in Organic Agriculture.

Washington State University Organic Farm
Contact: Brad Jaeckel, Farm Manager
509-335-5893
Web:  http://css.wsu.edu/organicfarm/
Four-acre certified organic farm near the Pullman, WA campus is operated through the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and is used for teaching and Extension, and for the WSU scientific community to conduct organic research projects. Tours are available to individuals.
 

Wenatchee Valley College and Institute for Rural Innovation and Stewardship
Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Systems Program
1300 Fifth Street
Batjer 8034
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Leo Garcia
509-682-6628 Office
509-860-2267 Cell
e-mail: lgarcia@wvc.edu
Web: http://www.wvc.edu/directory/departments/agriculture/default.asp
or http://www.wvc.edu/directory/departments/agriculture/
sustainable%20ag%20program%20guide.asp

or http://www.wvc.edu/directory/departments/agriculture/
tree%20fruit%20program%20guide.asp

Non-transfer, two year Associate of Technical Science (ATS) degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Systems. Also, transfer degree in General Agriculture at Washington State University (WSU). Transfer options with WSU are pending for the pathways of "Sustainable and Organic Agriculture" and for "Horticulture/Tree Fruit Production."
or
Hispanic Orchard Employee Education Program (HOEEP)
Francisco Sarmiento
1300 Fifth Street
Batjer 8036
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-682-6622
e-mail: fsarmiento@wvc.edu
Web: http://www.wvc.edu/directory/departments/agriculture/hoeep.asp
Hispanic Orchard Employee Education Program (HOEEP), certificate program and courses designed for the Latino workforce in the tree fruit and viticulture industries.

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West Virginia

Shepherd University
Institute of Environmental Studies and Physical Sciences
Robert C. Byrd Science and Technology Center
P.O. Box 5000
Shepherdstown, WV  25443
Clarissa Mathews, Associate Professor
304-876-5227 or 1-800-344-5231, ext. 5227
fax:  304-876-5028
e-mail:  cmathews@shepherd.edu
Web:  http://www.shepherd.edu/iepsweb/
or http://catalog.shepherd.edu/
Courses on sustainable agriculture (ENVS 340) and renewable energy (ENVS 341).
 

West Virginia University

Division of Plant and Soil Sciences
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
1090 Agricultural Sciences Building
P.O. Box 6108
Morgantown, WV 26506-6108
Barton Baker, Division Chair
304-293-6023
fax:  304-293-2960
e-mail: infoplantsoil@mail.wvu.edu
Web: http://agroecology.wvu.edu/
Agroecology (B.S.). Courses in precision agriculture and in organic crop production

WVU Extension Service
Agriculture and Natural Resources Program
2080 Agricultural Sciences Building
P.O. Box 6108
Morgantown, WV  26506-6108
Jennifer Ours Williams
304-293-6131, ext. 4239
fax:  304-293-6954
e-mail:  JOWilliams@mail.wvu.edu
Web:  http://anr.ext.wvu.edu/sustainable_agriculture
or http://www.caf.wvu.edu/~forage/sustag.htm
Extension programs dealing with sustainable agriculture systems, water quality, nutrient management, organic farming, integrated pest management, integrated resource management, and waste utilization.

Organic Farming Research Project
College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Division of Plant and Soil Sciences
1084 Agricultural Sciences Building
P.O. Box 6108
Morgantown, WV  26506-6108
Dr. James Kotcon
304-293-8822
e-mail:  jkotcon@wvu.edu
Web:  http://www.caf.wvu.edu/plsc/organic/
Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center, http://www.caf.wvu.edu/Kearneysville/wvufarm1.html
e-mail: wvu.ktfrec@gmail.com
Research and education to support organic growers and gardeners. Research in all aspects of sustainable organic crop production including horticulture, agronomy, soil science, animal science, soil biology, plant pathology, entomology, weed science, and agricultural economics. Farm projects include farm management planning, comparison of whole-farm systems, rotational grazing, rotational crops, companion cropping, and pest management methods for organic crops.
 

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Wisconsin

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Organic and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Education (OSAFE)
2740 West Mason Street
P.O. Box 19042
Green Bay, WI  54307-9042
Valerie Dantoin
920-498-5568
800-422-NWTC, ext. 5568
e-mail:  valerie.dantoin@nwtc.edu
Web:  http://www.nwtc.edu/academics/ProgTeamSites/OSAFE/Pages/Home.aspx
or http://www.nwtc.edu/academics/certificates/Pages/Organic-Agriculture-Practices.aspx
Organic Agriculture Practices Certificate.
 

Northland College
1411 Ellis Avenue
Ashland, WI  54806-3999
Clare Hintz
715-682-1492
Web:  www.northland.edu
e-mail:  chintz@northland.edu
Sustainability curriculum (http://www.northland.edu/sustainability-curriculumn.htm).
Growing Connections (http://academics.northland.edu/growing-connections/) program is a nine-course multi-disciplinary sequence of classes that focuses on the history, theories, and practices of sustainable agriculture from a liberal arts perspective.  Supports arranged majors.  Offers work-study positions running the campus garden, which grows food for campus events and student activities.
 

University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Agroecology Program
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
139A King Hall
1525 Observatory Drive
Madison WI  53706
Christine Elholm
608-890-1456
e-mail:  agroecology@cals.wisc.edu or caelholm@wisc.edu
Web:  http://www.agroecology.wisc.edu
Agroecology (M.Sc.) (multidisciplinary).  Core courses: Farm as Socioenvironmental Endeavor, Multifunctionality of Agriculture, Agroecology Field Study, Seminar in Agroecology.

Department of Horticulture
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
1450 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Kirsten Brown, Graduate Program Coordinator
608-262-1424
e-mail:  krbrown7@wisc.edu
Web:  http://www.horticulture.wisc.edu/grads/organic
M.S. in Horticulture with emphasis in Organic and Sustainable Horticulture.

Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS)
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
1535 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI  53706
608-262-5200
fax:  608-265-3020
Contacts: http://www.cias.wisc.edu/category/people/staff/
Web:  http://www.cias.wisc.edu/
Multidisciplinary research and outreach programs include pasture-based farming, value-added enterprise budgets, pesticide reduction strategies for fruit growers, fresh produce production and marketing, specialty crops and value-added agriculture, renewing mid-scale farms and agrifood enterprises, and schools for beginning dairy farmers and market growers.  Many faculty associates research and teach courses on sustainable and organic agriculture.  CSA operated by members of the F.H. King Students of Sustainable Agriculture organization.

Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS)
1535 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI  53706
Dick Cates, 609-265-6437
e-mail:  rlcates@wisc.edu
Web:  http://www.cias.wisc.edu/dairysch.html
One- or two-year certificate with specialty in Pasture-based Dairy and Livestock. Pasture-based Dairy and Livestock Seminar within the UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course, or via facilitated distance education classrooms throughout Wisconsin.

Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS)
1535 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI  53706
John Hendrickson
608-265-3704
fax:  608-265-3020
e-mail:  jhendric@wisc.edu
Web:  http://www.cias.wisc.edu/wisconsin-school-for-beginning-market-growers/
This intensive three-day course offers practical guidance on setting up and running a market garden or small-scale vegetable farm. The school emphasizes organic production methods, direct marketing, and economic considerations as well as fertility management, greenhouse management, season extension, pest and disease management, post harvest handling, equipment needs and labor. Taught by experienced growers.

Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS)
1535 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706
John Hendrickson
608-265-3704
fax: 608-265-3020
e-mail: jhendric@wisc.edu
Web: http://www.cias.wisc.edu/midwest-school-for-beginning-apple-growers/
This intensive three-day course offers practical guidance on setting up and running an apple orchard business. The school includes guidance on both IPM and organic production methods as well as variety and root stock selection, planting schemes, pruning, marketing options, and economic considerations. Taught by experienced growers.

Wisconsin Cut Flower Growers School
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS)
1535 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706
John Hendrickson
608-265-3704
fax: 608-265-3020
e-mail: jhendric@wisc.edu
Web: http://www.cias.wisc.edu/category/education-and-training/school-for-beginning-market-growers/
This two-day course offers practical guidance on setting up and running a small-scale cut flower business. The school emphasizes organic production methods and marketing options in addition to highlighting variety selection, starting plants, growing methods, harvest and post harvest handling, equipment, and labor. Taught by experienced growers.
 

University of Wisconsin (Platteville)
School of Agriculture
Pioneer Farm
29200 College Farm Road
Platteville, WI  53818-3099
608-342-1850
e-mail:  pioneerfarm@uwplatt.edu
Web:  http://www.uwplatt.edu/pioneerfarm/
or http://www.uwplatt.edu/pioneerfarm/production/agronomy.html
Farm practices at the university's Pioneer Farm, a 430-acre laboratory and demonstration facility, focus on sustainable agriculture and agroecology with instruction in precision agriculture, soil conservation methods, and diversified cropping systems.
 

University of Wisconsin (River Falls)
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Department of Plant and Earth Science
Crop and Soil Science Program
324 Agriculture Science Building
410 South Third Street
River Falls, WI  54022
William A. Anderson
715-425-3941
fax: 715-425-3785
e-mail:  william.anderson@uwrf.edu
Web:  http://www.uwrf.edu/PES/SustainableAgOption.cfm
or http://www.uwrf.edu/Catalog/DegreeRequirements/SustainableAgricultureMinor.cfm
Crop and Soil Science major with Sustainable Agriculture option.
Sustainable Agriculture (Undergraduate Minor).
Courses in Sustainable Agriculture; Organic Production Systems; Integrated Pest Management; Agricultural Ecology; Environmental Sustainability; Sustainable Agriculture; and Alternative Energy Systems.

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Department of Plant and Earth Science
Crop and Soil Science Program
324 Agriculture Science Building
410 South Third Street
River Falls, WI  54022
Dr. Laine Vignona
715-425-3345
e-mail: laine.vignona@uwrf.edu
Web: http://www.uwrf.edu/Catalog/DegreeRequirements/SUSTMinor.cfm
Sustainability Studies Interdisciplinary Minor.
 

University of Wisconsin (Stevens Point)
Global Environmental Management Education Center
800 Reserve Street
Stevens Point, WI  54481
Brent Wiersma
715-346-3741
fax:  715-346-4923
e-mail:  gem@uwsp.edu
Web:  http://www4.uwsp.edu/cnr/gem/programs.shtml
Current programs include a Permaculture Design Certificate Course and a Sustainable Energy Systems Program.

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Wyoming

Northwest College
231 West 6th Street
Powell, WY  82435
Micah Humphreys
307-754-6465
e-mail:  Micah.Humphreys@northwestcollege.edu
Web:   http://www.nwc.cc.wy.us/academics/programs/detail.dot?inode=204276
Agroecology (A.S.), designed for students interested in the application and integration of biological sciences with sustainable crop production.
 

University of Wyoming
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department of Plant Sciences
Dept. 3354
1000 East University Avenue
Laramie, WY  82071
Stephen Herbert, Department Head
307-766-3103
fax:  307-766-5549
e-mail:  plantsciences@uwyo.edu or sherbert@uwyo.edu
or
Department of Ecosystems Science and Management
(same address as above)
John Tanaka, Department Head
307-766-3114
fax:  307-766-6403
e-mail:  esm@uwyo.edu
Web:  http://www.uwyo.edu/esm/undergraduate-programs/degrees/agroecology.html
or http://www.uwyo.edu/registrar/university_catalog/1agplnt.html
Agroecology (B.S.). The program integrates courses in the Department of Ecosystems Science and Management and the Department of Plant Sciences Departments. Courses include organic food production, agroecology, sustainable agriculture, and alternative agriculture.

Agricultural Community Resources for Everyday Sustainability (ACRES) Student Farm
e-mail: uwstudentfarm@gmail.com
Web: http://www.uwyo.edu/uwacres/index.html

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