This undergraduate certificate was approved by the Shepherd University Board of Governors in March 2018. "The Sustainable Food Production certificate will prepare non-degree seeking students with the theory, practice and real-life experience needed to manage or launch a successful sustain able agriculture production enterprise."
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.
The College of the Extended University at Cal Poly partnered with Archipley's Family Farm, Inc. (AFFI), also know as Archi's Acres 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.
The school offers a pasture-based dairy and livestock seminar within the UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course, or via facilitated distance education classrooms throughout Wisconsin. Training is conducted through traditional classroom activities, hands-on internships, and farm tours of pasture-based farms managed by successful graduates and mentors. The program emphasizes business and financial planning knowledge required to run a successful farm business.
"The Organic Farming Program is a 36-credit, one-year certificate program offered through a partnership between Delaware Valley University and Rodale Institute."
Non-credit certificate. Courses include: Local and Global Food Systems; Sustainable Farming and Urban Agriculture; Between Farm and Table; Food Justice: Ethical Production and Distribution
This certificate provides a "theoretical foundation in urban agriculture" and offers a "combined practical focus on urban agriculture production and enterprises. " The program "trains students to design, plan, and operate agriculture systems relevant to urban environments?including backyard, vertical, rooftop and community gardens, micro-farms, and food hubs and markets."
This certificate provides a "theoretical foundation in urban agriculture" and offers a "practical focus on the study and hands-on cultivation of organic food crops for year-round production and harvest in the maritime climate of the Puget Sound bioregion."
This certificate provides a "theoretical foundation in urban agriculture" and offers a "practical focus on the study and hands-on design, planning, and operation of agriculture systems relevant to urban environments ? including backyard, vertical, rooftop, and community gardens, micro-farms, and food hubs and markets."
"The Certificate in Organic Agriculture is an 18-credit undergraduate program that can be taken along with a major in another field, or as a stand-alone educational experience. The certificate is ideal for professionals working in agriculture or related fields who require in-depth knowledge of organic systems, those wanting to pursue a career in organic agriculture, anyone interested in beginning a community supported agriculture (CSA) enterprise, home gardeners, as well as current WSU students in other majors at WSU with an interest in organic agriculture."