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


Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!


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Article: Indoor Vertical Farming in Old Warehouses


This article and accompanying short video will make for great classroom discussion and inspiration for academic hydroponic experiments. Aerofarms is planned to be the largest indoor vertical farm in the world. This farm supplies local grocery stores and restaurants healthy leafy greens without the use of sunlight or water. Focusing on nutrition and flavor, “there’s […]

May 31, 2016


Sustainable Food and Agriculture Teaching and Educator Resources


 These resources for educators introduce sustainable alternatives within the food system and provide teaching tools such as reports and data, videos, and even free lesson plans and courseware. The resources listed here provide opportunities for all educational levels and can help students and teachers alike build their understanding of what makes a food system sustainable.


Article: Protecting Pollinators Around the World


 This article discusses innovative practices gardeners, farmers, governments and companies are adopting to protect wild pollinators and improve cultivation of commercial pollinators. At least 1/3 of the worlds food crops are produced with the help of natural pollinators such as bees, butterflies and birds, and without them agriculture biodiversity and food security would suffer.

July 14, 2016


Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory


 This website by the USDA provides a database of sustainable agriculture-based learning programs, searchable by state, degree type and field of study. While not totally comprehensive, it is a useful resource.


Climate Connections: A Climate Change Radio Series


 Climate Connections, a daily public radio series, delivers stories about how climate change is impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing about it (produced by Yale Climate Connections). In addition to audio, also find news articles and video, browseable by a variety of topics linked to planetary warming: agriculture, national security, […]


Great Trays Toolkit for School Foodservice


 This toolkit is designed for school food service directors and staff and contains resources on how to source, use and promote local food.

September 27, 2016


National Young Farmers Coalition


The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) represents, mobilizes, and engages young farmers to ensure their success through practices and policies that will sustain young, independent and prosperous farmers now and in the future. This includes: independent family farms; sustainable farming practices; affordable land for farmers; fair labor practices; farmer-to-farmer training; farmers of every gender, race […]

March 29, 2019


World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs


This PDF, by the International Labour Organization, will help students to understand key issues linked to the establishment of a greener economy, including macroeconomic, environmental policy, public programs, and worker protection and skills. While moving away from a coal-fueled economy may cause short-term job losses, the report shows that a fair transition to a more […]


The Future of Jobs Report


This report focuses on the momentous change that is underway in today’s workforce as the fourth industrial revolution takes place amidst a growing need for a more sustainable future. This report provides insight into current market trends and their potentials in the years to come, plus describes the sorts of changes that need to take […]


Agriculture in 2050: Recalibrating Targets for Sustainable Intensification


Written by a group of young agricultural scientists, this report provides unique insight into modern goals for sustainable agricultural improvements. By specifying quantitative targets to clarify the scope of challenges that face agriculture today, they focuses on research and policy to ensure that sustainability efforts lead to measurable environmental improvements. Currently, the discourse on the […]


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