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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Shelburne Farms offers a variety of professional development opportunities for both formal and non-formal educators. Each program is designed to give educators the confidence, motivation and skills they need to integrate science, agricultural, sustainability and natural resource topics into their curricula. Their work includes the Shelburne Farms’ Sustainable Schools Project (http://www.sustainableschoolsproject.org/about), a dynamic new model […]
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Sustainable Agriculture Education (SAGE)
SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education) is working to develop urban edge agriculture, and engage diverse regional populations with the sustainable agriculture movement in California. View this website for regional website links, project information and regional specific curriculum geared to k12.
Sustainable Agriculture Education Association (SAEA)
Compiling educational materials about sustainable agriculture, SAEA provide opportunities (workshops, symposia, conferences, short courses, etc.) to learn about and develop sustainable agriculture education programs, publishes information about sustainable agricultural education information, hosts national conferences to provide forums for professional development, networking, and advocacy activities. Supported by Cornell University and Kellogg.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) provides Fact Sheets, Curricula and Courses, Educator Curriculum Guides, and a National Continuing Education Program online course in Sustainable Agriculture. This program offers competitive grants for ideas in farming that improve profits, stewardship and the vibrancy of farm communities. Grants range from smaller short-term projects of $15,000 or […]
Sustainable Table is an Australian site not affiliated with an academic institution but celebrates the sustainable food movement, provides information on sustainable food-related issues, and shares strategies to build community through sustainable food. There are many resources, including a dictionary of terms, shopping guides, some videos, and a list of culinary institutes focusing on sustainability.
The Centre for Environmental Education
The Centre, based in India, provides resources, curriculum, expertise and guidance to cultivate environmental leadership in education. While geared to K-12, some materials can be used for adult audiences.
The Food Project
Free information to help others start their sustainable youth gardening and food projects, including Summer Youth Program Manual, Academic Year Program Manual, Volunteer Manual, Farmers Market Manual, Urban Agriculture Manual, and Rural Agriculture Manual.
The Land Institute
The Land Institute has worked for over 30 years to develop an agricultural system with the ecological stability of the prairie and a grain yield comparable to that from annual crops. View their Publications section for helpful articles that can be used by educators and links on sustainable and alternative farming systems: (http://www.landinstitute.org/vnews/display.v/SEC/Publications)
Sustainable Agriculture (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
This site contains a wide variety of information from the USDA on sustainable agriculture and biofuels, from technical information to materials for educators and consumers to economic development for farming communities to grant information.
U.S. Department of Labor’s Projections of Demand for Green Related Agriculture and Forestry Careers
These projections are part of the more extensive ONET site that provides jobs projections and descriptions for career pathways. Click on the name of the occupation for a description of tasks, tools, knowledge, skills, abilities and more.
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