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
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.
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
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.