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Growing Solutions with Chicago’s West Side
Located in Chicago’s West Side neighborhood, Urban Autism Solutions’ (UAS) Growing Solutions Farm offers urban agriculture and vocational training site for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Their 1.2-acre farm is a training environment where young adults ages 16-22 can learn about urban and sustainable agriculture and develop transferable job skills. The farm has […]
Bringing Fresh Foods to Illinois Schools and Institutions
Illinois' Hendrick House Farm is working to create new opportunities for local farmers, bringing the local food revolution to community farms and schools.
Internship Curriculum for Food Farmers in the North Central Region
With support from an NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant, Betrand Farm developed 24 educational PowerPoint modules that can serve as an educational curriculum for farmers in the North Central Region to use to train interns in sustainable and profitable food-growing practices. The modules have been combined and uploaded here as a single PDF. The individual curriculum modules […]
Youth Coloring Sheet
This coloring sheet helps youth learn how sustainable producers can contribute to a healthy environment, make a good living, and grow a strong and healthy community of caring people.
Collaborating Around Food Literacy in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Using a model known as land-based learning, students and their teachers collaborated with farmers or ranchers and MSU Extension educators to help implement sustainable, land-based farm solutions in Michigan's upper peninsula.
Youth and Sustainable Agriculture
A collection of SARE resources, programs, curricula, and learning modules that can be used for educational programming and planning.
Sustainable Agriculture Resources and Programs for K-12 Youth
This 26-page guide to sustainable agriculture-oriented educational opportunities for schoolchildren features more than 75 programs and curricula nationwide.
Integrating Sustainability Education into the University Pre-Service Elementary Teacher Curriculum through the Use of School Gardens
Developed by Brian Bluhm, this curriculum is intended to provide pre-service elementary school teachers a sustainability learning experience in sustainable agriculture through the use of school gardens.
The youth of today are the farmers, educators, scientists, and stewards of tomorrow. NCR-SARE recognizes that youth programs are a way to introduce new and exciting farming and ranching options to youth, parents, and community members.
Sustainable Agriculture Learning Modules for High School Agriculture
Established with the aid of a NCR-SARE Professional Development grant, these Sustainable Agriculture Learning Modules from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln were created to offer insight into what sustainability within agriculture actually looks like.
Towards a Sustainable Agriculture: A Curriculum for High School Classes
This free high-school curriculum addresses the social, environmental and economic impacts of agriculture. The curriculum provides a critical analysis of agricultural and food systems, and helps students understand new concepts through hands-on examples. The curriculum includes six modules, designed to be incorporated into existing classes.
Youth Educator Grant Fact Sheet
The North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) recognizes that youth programs are a way to introduce new and exciting farming and ranching options to youth, parents, and community members. Youth Educator grants support projects by youth educators that encourage youth to try sustainable practices and explore sustainable agriculture as a viable career option.
Sustainable Ag Poster
A poster depicting the elements of sustainable agriculture.