The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.

Overview

How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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Report – Green Jobs in a Sustainable Food System


This report examines the five sectors within the food system: Production, Processing, Distribution, Retail, and Waste. Within each, it examines the environmental and economic equity problems, highlights the efforts of local communities across the country to address those problems, and identifies opportunities to transform jobs in the green economy and enhance environmental and economic equity […]

November 12, 2011


Report – Missouri Green Farming Competency Model


This report can be useful to educators as they are identifying the competencies for green farming.


Report – U.S. Agriculture & Climate Change Legislation: Markets, Myths & Opportunities


This brief tries to objectively assess the impacts of climate legislation and identify ways that such legislation could be shaped to provide greater opportunities for the sector of sustainable agriculture. U.S. farmers will be presented with a host of new markets and opportunities with the advent of climate and energy legislation.


Seeds of Solidarity: Resources & Curriculum


Curricular for youth on growing food and sustainability. Be sure to review the Food for the SOL Curriculum an 82 page resource to further develop your sustainability curriculum.


Sustainable Agriculture Education Concepts


This document provides guidance for educators in the field of Sustainable Agriculture, giving definitions, sample practices, and certificate examples.


Sustainable Agriculture Grants – SARE


If you are you an educator looking to collaborate with farmers on sustainable agriculture, this organization provides periodic grants for the Northeast region of the United States.


Sustainable Agriculture Magazine: Acres U.S.A.


This magazine covers commercial scale organic and sustainable farming.


Turfgrass Information File


Turfgrass alternatives are explored in a series of papers that could be of value in curricula about golf courses, sports fields and sustainable landscaping.


USDA: Organic Farm Production Data Sets


This website provides data on the growth of the organic industry, including organic livestock, vegetables, fruits, grains, and more. This site also list USDA accredited organic certification programs.


Work for Water


Developed by the American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation, the world’s leading technical experts on drinking water and water quality, this site is packed with resources to find jobs or prepare for rewarding careers in protecting public health and the environment.


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