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Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture

Course Code: AGMG-1070

Course Description

This course is designed as an introduction to the concepts and principles associated with sustainable agriculture. The economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainability in agroecosystems will be addressed. This course includes case studies and field trips to connect principles of sustainable agriculture to local farming systems. The students' interests and goals in sustainable agriculture will also be explored.

For questions regarding this course, please contact Evelyn Rosas.

Meet The Instructor

Michele T. Hockett Cooper

Michele Hockett Cooper is thrilled to be involved with ACC's Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program. A native to northern Montana, she has experience with a wide range of agricultural systems: from growing up on her family's large-scale wheat and cattle operation in Montana; to running a small organic garden program at a summer camp; to working with local growers in the Austin area through her involvement with Green Gate Farms and the Sustainable Food Center Farmers' Markets. Michele recently completed her Master's degree in Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies at Michigan State University, and has worked with farmers and students from Malawi to Kazakhstan. Michele is passionate about teaching and farming, and she is honored to contribute to the healthy future of our global community by sharing her expertise with ACC students.

Course Information

Sep 12th - Oct 31st (8 Weeks)
T @ 6:00 - 9:00 (24.00 HRS)
11 Students (4 Seats Available)
Elgin Campus Elgin Campus
1501 West US Hwy 290
Elgin, TX 78621   ( map it )
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Course Registration

$229.00 Course Cost Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $228.00 + $1.00 Fees
*may require a one-time $1 or $3 insurance fee

This course was part of the 2017 Fall Semester and registration is closed. For additional help, please contact the program coordinator.

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