Experiential Curricula in Sustainable Agriculture Topics
Resources for Instructors
Through its Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture, the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at the University of California Santa Cruz has been a leader in developing experiential sustainable agriculture education for nearly 40 years. The Center’s education and training resources integrate the study of theoretical aspects of agricultural sustainability with field-based, participatory learning of sustainable agriculture practices.
Their two instructional manuals
- Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening: Resources for Instructors, and
- Teaching Direct Marketing and Small Farm Viability: Resources for Instructors,
have received high marks from sustainable agriculture experts worldwide as valuable teaching tools.
How to Order
Visit the UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems to order hard copies or download a PDF.