sustainable agriculture

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

The Sustainable Agriculture Program awards an Associate in Applied Science and three certificates in sustainable agriculture. The program includes instruction by local farmers, research in sustainable agriculture, hands-on classes, and field trips to local farms and businesses.

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The degree covers "all aspects of technology and horticultural study including hydroponics, aquaponics, organic substrate production, GIS / GPS, water and energy conservation, and computing and connecting technology tools and data streams on farm."

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"Integrated Pathways (IPs) are distinctive programs allowing students to personalize their education?" Students, based on a selected theme, complete "4-6 academic courses, co-curricular work like service or athletics, and a final project...."  

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The Sustainable Food Program focuses on facilitating education on sustainable food topics, collaborative programming and outreach, and growing sustainable food in support of the University of Michigan community and environment. The Campus Farm "is the center for hands-on learning related to sustainability, food systems, and food production."

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Courses and/or lectures series on organic agriculture, sustainable gardening, hydroponics food production, integrated pest management, soil conservation, and more. Operates the Cabrillo College Horticulture Organic Farm.

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The Sustainable and Organic Agriculture A.A.S. "Transfer" Degree Pathway is an articulation agreement with the Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS)

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Sustainable Crop Production is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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Sustainable Livestock Production is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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The College of the Extended University at Cal Poly partnered with Archi's Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (AISA), also know as Archi's Acres to offer a six-week Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT) certificate program. Upon completion, students also earn 12-semester units of academic credit at Cal Poly State Polytechnic University - Pomona.

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The Sustainable Food Systems degree includes "work-study on the Guilford College Farm, internships, and study-abroad opportunities."

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Sustainable Food Systems is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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Archi's Acres is a USDA-certified organic greenhouse operation. Archi's Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (ASSI) partners with the College of the Extended University at Cal Poly to offer a six-week Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT) certificate program. Upon completion, students also earn 17 quarter units of academic credit at Cal Poly State Polytechnic University - Pomona.

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The Grand Valley State University Sustainable Agriculture Project and farm provides students, faculty and staff with a space for research and experiential learning in sustainable and organic agriculture and incorporates a CSA. The Project also offers courses, programs, internships and other activities that promote awareness about sustainable development.

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Agroecology is one of four options in the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems interdisciplinary program between the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Department of Health and Human Development, and the Department of Animal and Range Sciences.

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The CAFES Center for Sustainability offers student intern programs, professional development, community workshops and resources for sustainable agriculture.

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This program offers hands-on learning at an urban farm and training in business management. "Coursework includes soil and plant science, detailed production of specialty crops, and an introduction to raising small animals...."

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The program offers two tracks: Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources track; and Food and Nutrition track.

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