The SEED Center

Resource Center


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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!

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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.

DACUM Skills Standards Chart for Urban Food Systems Technician

This DACUM serves as an opportunity to identify specific duties, tasks, knowledge and skills that key stakeholders believe should be expected of graduates earning two-year Associate degrees in the field of Urban Food Systems Technicians. The objective of the DACUM is to understand educational skill standards as a benchmark for performance and workforce success using the broad position description of Urban Food Systems Technician.

E3 Washington: Education Network

Educators can join this Network to connect with people building systems of Education for Sustainable Communities, organizations, and leadership teams. Network members can also search programs, events, curriculum, research & reports, jobs, and more for the classroom.

EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners works to enhance rural livelihoods, conserve biodiversity and ecosystem services, and sustainably produce crops, livestock, fish, and fiber. The nonprofit supports individuals and organizations at the local, national and international levels. It offers a platform for cross-sectoral dialogue and action among diverse stakeholders, working with a wide range of groups – from farmers and community organizations to businesses, policy makers, and donors – providing direct support, education, research, and policy analysis to help implement and support ecoagriculture practices and policies.

Ecotrust- Food and Farms Program

This website can be used by educators to help students understand how they can build local food networks.

Explore Green Careers in Agriculture and Forestry: CareerOneStop

This website provides information on agriculture and forestry careers related to using natural pesticides, efficient land management or farming, and aquaculture. Educators can utilize this page for information on education & training, certifications, and licenses. CareerOneStop is sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

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 organic farming network for additional connections.

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 First: Institute for Food and Development Policy

This site provides educators with materials on how our food businesses are structured and subsidized, including materials to understand policy.

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: (

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