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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

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National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) (formerly known as ATTRA) houses information on sustainable and renewable energy issues and sustainable and organic agriculture challenges. The resources, compiled over 30+ years, include downloadable presentations, current projects and much more. NCAT is a private nonprofit organization, founded in 1976, which manages a series of projects that […]

October 14, 2011

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NCAS)

An alliance of grassroots organizations that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities.

National Wildlife Federation (NWF): Schoolyard Habitats

View the National Wildlife Foundation (NWF) Schoolyard Habitats webpage for information on their effort to assist schools with on developing outdoor classrooms. While their materials are focused on K-12 education, an educator might find useful information in their Lesson Plans and Resources which provides webinars and other educator resources.

NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project

The Sustainable Agriculture Project provides high value information and technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States. Originally funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this is a project developed and managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). Review their Publications, Webinars, Reports, […]

NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project: What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Learn more about the principles of sustainable agriculture and some of the “systems” approaches associated with it. The publications in this (NCAT) series introduce and discuss concepts, and provide a general overview of planning and managing a more sustainable farm operation. Also view their links to other introductory Sustainable Agriculture & Agroecology information on this […]

Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Organic Land Care Accreditation and Education Resources

With the mission to transfer organic agriculture practices to landscapes, NOFA has created its own 5-day accreditation course to become an Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) with a pledge to adhere to NOFA standards for Organic Land Care.

Nourishing the Planet TV: Turning the School Yard into a Classroom

This connection in Rwanda might give you ideas on how to use the internet to share your sustainable food educational activities internationally and bring stories of others’ efforts into your classroom.

From the Worldwatch Institute, this blog provides a more international look at food security issues.

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center – Permaculture and More

A non profit organization focusing on education and professional development. See their permaculture professional development offerings and more at: (

Tools and Guides for Educators from Oxfam

This Oxfam website provides activities and other resources to educators looking to teach about a variety of sustainability topics, including civic engagement and support for teachers. Also see: Youth Involvement Resources Education for Global Citizenship While primarily geared towards K-12 education levels, this is applicable to higher education as well.

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