Sustainable Food and Farming
Live your values, working at the intersection of food, farming, and local solutions to climate and energy challenges.
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.