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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.


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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Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)

The Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) website provides information on technologies and sustainable agriculture systems. It is a national, public-private partnership that envisions agriculture using environmentally beneficial and economically viable natural resource systems. It provides a diversity of views.

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Cornell Garden Based Learning

This site from Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension provides educators with inspiring, research-based gardening resources and professional development to support engaging, empowering, and relevant learning experiences for children, youth, adults, and communities. The Activities section features curricula and activities for K-12 schools and teacher educators.

Farm Based Education Association (FBEA)

The FBEA is a free member network established to strengthen and support the work of educators and administrators providing public access to their productive working farmland an on-line forum. This grassroots network might provide you with contacts for integrating a local farm site into your curricula. Also, search for sustainable agriculture and see your local […]

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Achieving food security for all is at the center of this UN organization’s efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. See their publications and their statistics to gain a better understanding of food security issues.

Food, Farming & Community: Resources for Expanding Awareness

Free curricula from the Michigan State University Museum that builds greater understanding about local food, and the viability and importance of sustainable practices. Find in this website: A six-part community-oriented curriculum (, essays, and an annotated book and film list on sustainable agriculture of use in discussions and teachings: (

Food, Land & People (FLP): 55 Educator Resources

Food, Land & People (FLP) provides educational materials targeted towards K-12 educators for use in either formal or non-formal educational settings. View this list of 55 resources to see if they may help you as a community college educator.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy: Sustainability

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy provides a forum for the dairy industry to work pre-competitively to address barriers to and opportunities for innovation and sales growth. The Innovation Center aligns the collective resources of the industry to offer consumers nutritious dairy products and ingredients and promote the health of people, communities, the planet and […]

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD)

An online, international, peer-reviewed publication focused on the practice and applied research interests of agriculture and food systems development professionals.

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

This center explores and cultivates alternatives that secure healthier people and landscapes in Iowa and the nation. They offer information on marketing trends, policy, and ecology, provide links to news and events, and provide various curricular material related to food and agriculture.

Maine Compost School

The objective of the Maine Compost School is to provide training to people interested and/or involved with medium and large-scale composting operations. This course is offered as a certificate program, and will train personnel to be qualified compost site operators. Courses are offered twice per calendar year and are open to anyone interested in larger-scale […]

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