sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

The Food Systems curriculum integrates social science, humanities and natural science approaches to understanding connections among vital interests of humanity in creating nourishment, pursuing health and well-being and sustaining the environment.

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The Environmental Horticulture Science program includes courses on integrated pest management, environmental horticulture, suburban agriculture, sustainable production systems, and viticulture. Also offers Certificate in Environmental Horticulture.

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Other Oregon State University, College of Agricultural Sciences departments also offer graduate and undergraduate coursework including organic production, biological control of pests, agroecology, soil and weed ecology, and sustainable agriculture. Graduate research opportunities.

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The Center has on-campus demonstration sites for production and growing techniques, a certified organic production area, and an applied research facilities. The Center assists "small to mid-size farmers and gardeners produce organic and specialty vegetables for sale."

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The Hispanic orchard employee education program (HOEEP) is a 19-week certificate program designed for the Latino workforce in the tree fruit and viticulture industries. Courses offered include horticulture, integrated pest management, and viticulture.

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"The Ecological Sustainability Landscape (ESL) is a 110-acre tract of land including fields, forests, wetlands, and streams, complete with a three-story house and outbuildings. The ESL is home to three courses, Sustainable Agriculture, The Sustainable House and the Seminar in Ecological Sustainability." Students can explore or research organic gardening, farming, integrated pest management, alternative energy sources, beekeeping, and more.

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University of Hawaii students practice sustainable and organic agriculture techniques on the 110-acre Hilo Agricultural Farm Laboratory.

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The Ecological Food and Farming Systems (EFFS) graduate specialization (M.S. or Ph.D.) "fosters understanding of interdisciplinary concepts critical to sustainable agriculture and food systems."

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The 80-acre Hampshire College Farm Center is a "working farm, as well as a research, education, and outreach facility dedicated to sustainable agriculture." Operates organic Community Supported Agriculture program.

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The program offers classes that focus on skills needed to run a local farm, annual workshops and educational events. The on-farm apprenticeship program focuses on sustainable, small and mid-scale production. Growing Growers is a collaborative effort between the Kansas State University Research and Extension, University of Missouri Extension, Lincoln University, Kansas Food Circle, Kansas Rural Center, Cultivate Kansas City, and the Kansas Rural Center.

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"Hampshire's interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program (ESSP) is a multidisciplinary program through which students develop an interdisciplinary, project-based course of study. The program includes research and courses in agroecology, environmental science; ecology; sustainable and organic agriculture; conservation; technology and design; and sustainable communities."

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The program offers classes that focus on skills needed to run a local farm, annual workshops and educational events. The on-farm apprenticeship program focuses on sustainable, small and mid-scale production. Growing Growers is a collaborative effort between the Kansas State University Research and Extension, University of Missouri Extension, Lincoln University, Kansas Food Circle, Kansas Rural Center, Cultivate Kansas City, and the Kansas Rural Center.

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The Dual Major in EcoGastronomy is a collaboration with the University of New Hampshire's College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, and the Sustainability Institute.

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