If you care about food, small farms, and local solutions to food, climate, and energy challenges, you should explore the bachelor of science degree, two-year associate of science degree, or 15-credit online certificate program in the sustainable food and farming program, all of which are offered both on campus and fully online. Live your values in a successful career.

Through a diverse range of hands-on opportunities in the sustainable food and farming program, you’ll have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding and appreciation of farming practices, food marketing, farm-based educational systems, public food policy, justice and advocacy, sustainability, climate change, and community development.

Build a strong foundation for careers on farms, with non-profit advocacy groups, government and food-related organizations like USDA, and educational institutions. Our flexible curriculum lets you specialize in such areas as permaculture, organic farming, medicinal herbs, and sustainable community food systems.

Students in a related UMass major can complete a secondary major in sustainable food and farming with only 30 credits from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture.