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.
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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From John Hopkins University, explore these resources connecting healthy eating and sustainability. The link for the JHSPH Open Courseware project connects to lecture materials and other resources on Food Production, Public Health and the Environment as well as a case study in Baltimore. The Eating for the Future Program integrates scientific evidence to guide its […]
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The Center is best known for its pioneering work with K12 integrating ecological principles and sustainability into school curricula and working with schools gardens and food systems. The Center for Ecoliteracy offers online learning activities; teaching guides; professional development seminars; books and more. Although geared to K12 some of the materials are very useful for […]
Growing Home provides transitional employment and training for individuals in Chicago facing multiple barriers to securing permanent and unsubsidized employment through a social enterprise business based on organic agriculture.
The USDA’s Community Food Projects (CFP) Competitive Grants Program provides the major funding source for community-based food and agriculture projects nationwide. This program is administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Funding available for private non-profits.
View the list of Guidebooks and Reports from the Community Food Security Coalition for use in building community food security.
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.
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.
This project has materials from an initiative from Evergreen College on where educators discussed what they could be teaching (learning outcomes) for a sustainable future. It shows the results of interdisciplinary and disciplinary conversations and workshops about sustainability education in higher education and has a resources page.
The Diesel Technology Forum is an industry based forum that highlights cleaner technology for diesel engines. View their resources for multiple case studies, state fact sheets, and other information for policy makers and educators (http://www.dieselforum.org/index.cfm?objectid=5BF96160-937D-11E0-98E9000C296BA163).
The US Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC) is a comprehensive clearinghouse of data, publications, tools, and information related to advanced transportation technologies. The AFDC hosts more than 3,000 documents, interactive tools that help fleets and consumers make transportation decisions, and a wealth of […]
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