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.
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
Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!
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This article, on the state of green careers, provides information and resources for educators and students on current sustainable career trends and projections. Links to websites featuring sustainability related job offerings, disciplinary based sustainability associations, higher education consortia, and career pathways for students are included.
May 18, 2015
Appalachian State University has assembled a directory of resources for students and teachers on sustainable agriculture and agroecology. The information provided includes tips and strategies for finding jobs in the field of sustainable agriculture, a directory of farm intern positions across the U.S., educational tools, and much more.
Students can utilize this resource to determine what they desire in a career and how to work towards that goal, including internship options and information on creating a job that does not yet exist.
This consortia of colleges aims to increase access to education of sustainable practices in growing food and to prepare students for careers in agriculture and related environmental fields. They offer certificate and degree programs in urban farming, bio regional food systems, and small farm agriculture. Some SAgE classes use farms as their classroom and students […]
July 7, 2015
This report uses statistics material to depict the growth of bioenergy in the context of the renewable energy market. Intended for companies, governments and researchers, this report is just as useful to educators and students.
August 19, 2015
In its report “Global Trends 2030,” the US National Intelligence Council described the interconnected risks in water, energy and food supply security as a “megatrend” that will gain global momentum. Updates, videos, and additional resources are also provided.
This free guidebook covers everything from what is organic farming to the rules for specific types of organic production. It discusses the process farmers must follow to get certified organic for livestock and crops, plus provides marketing regulations, contact information for organizations, and resources and reference materials.
These publications offer guidelines for developing successful local food systems that can be incorporated into sustainability education programs and community outreach activities. Below are links to some of the specific toolkits and resources found on this page. Local Food System Toolkit 1: Developing a Worksite Food Box Program: This is a guide for creating a […]
This extensive collection of publications, papers, and toolkits provide a wealth of information and activities for educators and students. Some of the information covered includes: Community-Based Food Systems, Farm to Institution, Market Research and Feasibility Studies, Policy, Philosophy of Sustainability, plus Models and Assessment Tools.
Food Tank has provided, in one simple list, 250 Twitter accounts for food activists to follow for instant connectivity with farmers, chefs, researchers, activists, educators and policymakers around the world who are working to improve the global food system.
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