Fall Courses in Sustainable Food and Farming

cropped-sfflogoo.jpgPlease remember that if you are looking for courses in Sustainable Food and Farming, they have been transferred to the Stockbridge School of Agriculture for the fall semester.

Also, our new Sustainable Food and Farming major has been approved as a Bachelor of Sciences degree in the College of Natural Sciences at UMass.  Here are a few courses that we are offering in the fall semester:

  • STOCKSCH 197G – Intro to Permaculture
  • STOCKSCH 200 – Plant Propagation
  • STOCKSCH 211 – Pasture Management
  • STOCKSCH 265 – Sustainable Agriculture
  • STOCKSCH 297C – Traditional Herbal Medicine Systems
  • STOCKSCH 297E – Wild Edible Plants
  • STOCKSCH 297J – Clinical Herbalism
  • STOCKSCH 297M – Fungal Fundamentals
  • STOCKSCH 297NR – Nuestras Raices: Community Farming and Food Security
  • STOCKSCH 297PG – Designing the UMass Permaculture Gardens
  • STOCKSCH 297T – Alternative Medicine for Animals and Humans
  • STOCKSCH 297W – Alternative Approaches to Women’s Health
  • STOCKSCH 300 – Deciduous Orchard Science
  • STOCKSCH 342 – Pesticides, Public Policy and the Environment
  • STOCKSCH 350 – Sustainable Soil and Crop Management
  • STOCKSCH 379 – Agricultural Systems Thinking
  • STOCKSCH 397C – Community Food Systems
  • STOCKSCH 498E – Student Farming Enterprise
  • STOCKSCH 505 – General Plant Pathology
  • STOCKSCH 515 – Microbiology of the Soil
  • STOCKSCH 525 – Mycology
  • STOCKSCH 555 – Urban Plant Biology

Also consider these courses which count toward the major:

  • ANINML 260 – Animal Care and Welfare
  • ANINML 297D – Dairy Calf Management
  • ANINML 298E – Dorset Sheep Management
  • ANINML 298M – Belted Galloway Management
  • ANINML 298S – Goat Management
  • ANINML 298W – Chicken Management
  • ANTHRO 290BH – Bizarre Foods (GenED – SB)
  • SRVCRLNG 292 F- Hunger and Community Food Security (GenEd – SBU)
  • ENVIRDES 197A – Introduction to Planning and Design of a Sustainable World

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For a list of our Permaculture Offerings, see: UMass Permaculture Initiative.

And for our medicinal herbal classes, see: Stockbridge Medicinal Herbalism Program.

Finally, we are offering several online courses during the summer:

To register for any of these summer classes, see: SFF Summer Courses

 Online Summer Session One –  May 20- Friday, June 28th

PLSOILIN 100 – Botany for Gardeners – GenEd (BS) – 4cr

PLSOILIN 120 – Organic Farming and Gardening – GenEd (BS) – 4 cr

PLSOILIN 290C – Land Use Policies & Sustainable Farming (3cr)

PLSOILIN 397C – Community Food Systems (3cr) 

STOCKSCH 390 U – Sustainable Site Planning and Design (3cr)

Online Summer Session Two – July 8th – Friday, August 16th

PLSOILIN 100 – Botany for Gardeners –  GenEd (BS) – 4cr

STOCKSCH 197A – Backyard Homesteading (3 cr)

STOCKSCH 290U- Urban Agriculture: Innovative Farming Systems for the 21st Century (3 cr)

And also two new online courses in the fall:

STOCKSCH 297G – Raising Dairy Goats Sustainably (3cr)

STOCKSCH 297V – Organic Vegetable Production (3cr)

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If you have questions, contact me at jgerber@umass.edu.

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