Other Oregon State University, College of Agricultural Sciences departments also offer onsite and online graduate and undergraduate coursework including organic production, biological control of pests, agroecology, soil and weed ecology, and sustainable agriculture. Graduate research opportunities.
Students in the ten-week, online permaculture course complete a finished design and receive one-on-one guidance from experts in whole systems design and regenerative landscapes.
The Oregon State University Organic Growers Club is an all-volunteer, student-run, organic farming project located on about two acres of the University's agricultural research land. The 300-member student organization sells farm products on-campus.
"The goal of the Oregon State University Organic Agriculture Program is to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of organic farms through integrated research, extension and education programs." The program offers courses in organic agriculture, organic research and Extension projects, and an all-volunteer, student-run Organic Growers Club and farm.
This 18-credit, online program is offered each quarter.
"The Urban Farm is an outdoor university classroom where students learn to grow their own food organically and sustainably." The farm also features beekeeping and pollination. It partners with academic units across the University and hosts classes, group projects and researchers. Students work with community partners, local farmers, and food processors to gain "hands-on, interactive experience."