The SEED Center

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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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Article: ‘Food Hubs’ Meet Growing Demand for Locally Grown Farm Fare


 This article discusses how “food hubs,” or operations that aggregate, distribute and market source-identified food, are growing in popularity and scale as the demand for locally-sourced foods grows among individuals and organizations, such as hospitals and schools. These food hubs provide a stable market for local farmers, while connecting people to what they are consuming […]

September 29, 2015


Climate Bonds Initiative


This international, investor-focused not-for-profit initiative focuses on mobilizing the $100 trillion bond market to benefit climate change solutions through market tracking, developing global standards, and providing policy models and advice.

December 10, 2015


Women of Green


 Women Of Green is an organization dedicated to creating a more sustainable future by providing a portal for sustainability and social justice news, action opportunities and discussion to create positive and impactful changes in communities and the world for future generations.

January 29, 2016


World Bioenergy Association (WBA)


The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is dedicated to supporting the global bioenergy sector by promoting the global utilization of bioenergy in a sustainable and economical way. Find reports, news, and other sustainability information and events that address current issues, such as: certification, sustainability, standardization, and bioenergy´s impact on food, land-use and water supply.


EnviroAtlas


 The EnviroAtlas provides users access to information that will encourage understanding of the benefits people receive from nature. Interactive tools and resources show how these “ecosystem goods and services” are critically important to human health and will encourage sustainable decision-making practices.

March 15, 2016


Pearson SEED Store


This resource provides access to additional educational resources from SEED Center partners and corporate sponsors. Pearson is the global leader in education publishing, providing quality educational solutions that span the post-secondary learning spectrum from college and career training through graduate studies and professional training and development. Please explore this bookstore for all your sustainability needs. […]

April 7, 2016


The Plate of the Union: A Call for Action on Food and Farms


 This initiative calls for presidential leadership to ensure healthy, affordable, sustainable, food for all. In this initiative, the current food system in the U.S. is described as broken through overuse and mismanagement of chemicals and practices that damage the air, water and land. The Plate of the Union initiative aims to overhaul this outdated system and […]

April 21, 2016


Growing Opportunities with an Efficient, Renewable and Biobased Economy


This USDA (US Dept. of Agriculture) powerpoint presentation explains the concepts, scope and benefits of moving towards a bioeconomy, one in which the production of renewable biological resources are converted into food, feed and energy to solve societal, environmental and economic challenges. This resources makes a great classroom resource for teachers.

April 28, 2016


WWOOF – Willing Workers On Organic Farms International


 WWOOF connects people who want to live and learn on organic farms with people who are looking for volunteer help internationally. The hosts offer food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles, and in return, volunteers give up time to help on the farm.    Programs from this international network also provide students with hand-on experience […]

May 31, 2016


Growing and Building the Billion Ton Bioeconomy


 This report documents federal activities aimed at helping to develop and support the bioeconomy, especially the production and use of biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. It includes: preliminary analysis of the expected benefits of a Billion Ton Bioeconomy, a compendium of federal activities that currently support the bioeconomy and details on interagency activities that aim to […]


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