Beech Hill Farm is a working, sustainable organic student farm. "Students, staff, faculty, and farm managers work collaboratively to meet the farm's threefold goal of local and sustainable food production, education and good land stewardship." College of the Atlantic students can use the farm for coursework and projects.
Organic agriculture is one of the research emphasis areas at the Plant Science Research Center. Located on the Alabama University Campus, the Center is one of three research units in the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station system that have certified organic research plots and that focus on applied research to support small-scale organic farmers.
Research at the North Alabama Horticulture Research Center is focused on organic production of tomatoes, peppers and sweet potatoes in organic systems. The Center is one of three organic agriculture research units in the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station system that has certified organic research plots and focuses on applied research to support small-scale organic farmers.
The E.V. Smith Research Center Horticulture Unit is a certified organic vegetable production area where research emphasis areas include certified organic vegetable production and sustainable agriculture. The Unit is one of three organic agriculture research units in the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station system that has certified organic research plots and focuses on applied research to support small-scale organic farmers.
"The mission of the Agroecology Education Farm is to promote Agroecology and sustainable agriculture education by providing a diversity of experiential learning opportunities for NCSU students, faculty, staff, and local community."
The Agricultural Sustainability Institute Student Farm offers 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 other courses on campus.
The Bowdoin Organic Garden supplies vegetables and fruits to the College's Dining Service, and it provides research opportunities for faculty and agricultural experiences for the college community. The Garden is certified organic and has acquired new land that will be available for academic research and sustainable agricultural practices.
Dilmun Hill is a 30-acre certified student-run organic research farm that has been practicing sustainable agriculture on Cornell University's campus for more than a decade. The farm offers students, faculty, staff and community opportunities for experiential learning, group collaboration and research. Students operate campus farms stands and supply produce to campus dining services.
"The Farm is an educational laboratory for students in the Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) program and a working model of sustainable agriculture in the region." Experiential learning opportunities are offered in livestock, organic field and forage crop, and organic horticultural production, as well as value-added processing and marketing. The College's Agriculture and Natural Resources (B.S.) degree includes courses in sustainable agricultural practices, and bees and beekeeping.
The College's 50-acre, USDA-certified organic farm is available to students and faculty for research projects, labs and onsite courses. Crops are earmarked for the campus Dining Hall and the farm's Campus Supported Agriculture program. Youth programs include "Farm, Cook, Eat, Sustainable Earth Education (SEED)" courses and workshops.
The Dartmouth Organic Farm, a student-run educational and working garden, provides opportunities for independent research, internships, student projects, and hands-on experience in sustainable food and energy systems. Projects include a aquaculture and aquaponics.
Cornercopia is a student-managed, USDA-certified organic, sustainable farm with over 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables. The farm offers internships and a Student Organic Farm Planning, Growing and Marketing Class. See also: Official Blog.
Cornell University manages seven research farms, orchards, greenhouses, and other facilities dedicated to organic research. Research programs focus on: organic vegetable production; weed and crop management, organic production systems and breeding and variety testing; organic grain trials; pest management; vegetable pest and crop management systems; organic greenhouse production; organic grape production; and organic apple production.
The College of the Redwoods Sustainable Agriculture Farm, a 38-acre student-operated sustainable organic farm, offers farm enterprise courses and includes a CSA program.
The Snyder Research and Extension Farm is the Rutgers University Center for Sustainable Agriculture. The Snyder Farm offers land [including certified organic], research and other services to Rutgers faculty studying sustainable agricultural production techniques.
The Student Organic Farm, located on the Clemson campus, "offers research opportunities for graduate students, and also provides undergraduate students of any discipline with hands-on experience in organic production systems, and with opportunities for creative inquiry research projects." The campus community supported agriculture program is open to the public.
The Green Mountain College's Cerridwen Farm provides experiential learning opportunities to Sustainable Farming and Food Systems majors and other College students. The Farm is part of the College's Farm and Food Project that conducts research in sustainable agriculture and food production projects such as renewable energy, local and regional food processing, and high tunnel crop production.
The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) creates "multidisciplinary research and education or training projects" that focus on how "integrated farming systems can contribute to environmental, economic, social, and intergenerational sustainability."
"Land in the Organic Research Unit is available to all researchers at North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University to conduct short-term research projects." "CEFS faculty, in their work to support sustainable agriculture and local food systems, conduct research and provide demonstrations of organic production practices at the Organic Research Unit, the Small Farm Unit, and the long-term Farming Systems Research Unit. One hundred and six acres of the 2,000-acre research station are currently certified organic."
University students, faculty and researchers use the 30-acre organic farm and 3-acre Alan Chadwick Garden as teaching and research sites in organic horticulture and agriculture. Programs also include farm tours, gardening workshops, and programs for K-12 students.
Students operate a 1.5 acre organic farm, sells produce to campus dining halls, and hires summer interns with farm profits. Farm practices include drip irrigation and a hoophouse.
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 gardening practices.
The Cabrillo College Horticulture Organic Farm provides hands-on training and theory in Best Management Practices, including small- or large-scale organic farming and even conventional farming.
Sustainable practices are taught at the 85-acre Butte College Farm of which 17 acres is certified organic. Organic Farming Workshops are held February through June. Offers Agricultural Science course (AGS 104B) on organic farming techniques including organic methods of disease and pest control.