Coursework in sustainable agriculture, sustainable aquaculture, ecological agriculture, conservation of biodiversity, and related topics.
Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory
Courses in Sustainable Agroecosystems (AGR 345), Conservation of Agricultural Resources (AGR 340), and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems in Agriculture (AGR 319).
Students can explore organic and sustainable agriculture, agroecology and environmental sciences at the 25-acre Evergreen State College's Organic Farm. The Organic Farm's Sustainable Agriculture Lab is a hands-on training facility. The farm includes a food-grade laboratory, the student-designed and built Organic Farmhouse, and the student-run Demeter's permaculture demonstration site and Community Gardens. A Community Supported Agriculture program and Community Gardens and community-based activities also are available.
Works closely with Extension, farmers, non-profits, and Cornell faculty to strengthen research and extension support specifically targeted to New York's small farms. Among its many projects, the program offers a two-credit undergraduate course titled "Exploring the Small Farm Dream" and publishes Small Farm Quarterly and a bimonthly, electronic Small Farms Update.
The Program was founded on the lifework of farmer and writer Wendell Berry, in collaboration with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky. This interdisciplinary, experiential-learning oriented undergraduate degree includes coursework in agroecology, sustainable agriculture, cultural and historical perspectives on agrarianism, organic crop production, food system planning and leadership, agricultural entomology, and soil ecology.
The Program was founded on the lifework of farmer and writer Wendell Berry, in collaboration with The Berry Center of New Castle, Kentucky. The Minor includes coursework in agroecology, sustainable agriculture, cultural and historical perspectives on agrarianism, organic crop production, food system planning and leadership, agricultural entomology, and soil ecology.
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.
The University Farm Laboratory maintains the campus' only organic farm plot open to students for education, student organizations and volunteers.
"Fulton Farm is an environmental educational facility and working produce farm." Located on the Fulton Center for Sustainable Living, the farm produces crops for the campus and the community. The farm is available to students for coursework, internships, workstudy and volunteer opportunities. Courses offered include agroecology and permaculture. Fulton Farm hosts an 80-share CSA program and provides workshops, demonstrations, classes and other events for community.