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Sustainable Agriculture Certificates Suggested Schedule






Sustainable Agriculutre and Food Systems

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This certificate provides a foundation of skills for students and community members interested in sustainable agrisocial sciences, natural resource management and environmental conservation. The program is designed to provide students with fundamental agriculture related knowledge and skills and/or a foundation to pursue other certificates and two year degrees in a variety of fields including environmental conservation, natural resources, agriculture, greenhouse production, or food systems.

Small Farm Ag Business Practices (SAgE)

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This micro certificate is designed to offer students specific skills and knowledge in agroecological food systems with an emphasis on business practices for sustainable small farm operations. This involves people and resources to produce, process, and distribute sustainable food products. Regulations regarding handling and processing are covered.

Small Farm Ag Crop Production (SAgE)

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This micro certificate is designed to offer students specific skills and knowledge in agroecological food systems with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture practices for food production in small farm operations. This involves people and resources to produce, process, and distribute sustainable food products. Regulations regarding handling and processing are covered.

Small Farm & Ag Systems (SAgE) Certificate

First Year

Second Year

* or ENVAG 198 or ENVAG 199.

** or ENVAG 128.

*** or CAHM 101.

**** or BMT 121 or BMT 122 or MIT 149 or MIT 270.

NOTE: This certificate concentrates on sustainable agriculture practices and business practices for sustainable small farm operations as well as core agroecological principles and fundamental ecological farm principles.

Small Farm Ag Business Practices (SAgE) Cert.

First Year

Second Year

* or ENVAG 198 or ENVAG 199.

** or CAHM 101.

*** or BMT 121 or BMT 122 or MIT 149 or MIT 270.

NOTE: This certificate concentrates on business practices for sustainable small farm operations. It is designed to offer specific skills and knowledge in agroecological food systems and necessary business practices for small farm operations, and concentrates on processing, distributing, and marketing post harvest food products to local markets.