The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”
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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
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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.
This site provides educators with materials on how our food businesses are structured and subsidized, including materials to understand policy.
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 (http://www.foodfarmingandcommunity.org/curriculum/), essays, and an annotated book and film list on sustainable agriculture of use in discussions and teachings: (http://www.foodfarmingandcommunity.org/resources/)
Food, Land & People (FLP) provides updated educational materials for use in either formal or non-formal educational settings. View this list of 55 resources to see if they may be of help to you as a Community College Educator.
Educators can download presentations from community colleges on sustainable food systems to utilize in their classrooms. These presentations are from the Community College Alliance for 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 the industry. To get to their sustainability page, click the word “Sustainability” in the menu at the top of the page.
An online, international, peer-reviewed publication focused on the practice and applied research interests of agriculture and food systems development professionals.
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.
The Science Education and Nutrition Education programs at the Teachers College at Columbia University collaborated to develop LiFE, a research-based science and nutrition curriculum. The LiFE Curriculum Series can be integrated into both agriculture and culinary courses.
Life Lab has created curricula and workshops for K12 educators interested in bringing learning to life in gardens nationwide (http://www.lifelab.org/for-educators/schoolgardens/#lessons). Some of these may be applicable to college classrooms. On the website you can find curriculum, resources for starting a school garden, and Garden Enhanced Nutrition Education Resources (GENE) – an extensive list of resources used in Life Lab’s Plant It, Grow It, Eat It and Healthy School Environment Workshops. For additional resources: (https://docs.google.com/View?id=ddn2xqb8_261gpjc8sht)
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