Land-Based Learning Centers: A multi-generational educational approach to promoting on-farm sustainable agriculture in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2017: $151,408.00
Projected End Date: 07/01/2020
Grant Recipient: Michigan State University
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Matt Raven
Michigan State University
Description:
This website is a hub for stories from land-based learning center partners and information about the land-based learning model. including research published as a result of SARE-funded work. View stories and pictures from six land-based learning projects on soil health, invasive species, pest management, developing new markets, composting, and community supported agriculture, find documents that can be used as a starting point for introducing land-based learning in your community -- an introduction to the concepts, a timeline, and classroom activities to link with farm visits and problem solving, and check out research publications.
Type:
Website
Authors:
Abbey Palmer, Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center
Matt Raven, Michigan State University
Aaron McKim, Michigan State University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Consumers
Ordering info:
Cost: $0.00
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.