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Agroecology Education Farm

Apr 6, 2020

Shroeder-Moreno Wins Faculty Sustainability Award

Agroecology professor Michelle Shroeder-Moreno was named one of the 2020 NC State Sustainability Award winners. 

Students in the distance on a farm

Feb 7, 2020

Agroecology Students Build Sustainable Food Forest

The Agroecology Education Farm at NC State has an exciting new project taking root, which will offer long-term opportunities for students and the NC State community to learn about the sustainable cultivation of fruit trees. 

Three women in a hoop house, inspecting plants.

Dec 18, 2017

A Perfect Pairing

NC State Dining and Agroecology Education Farm work together to bring fresh, local food to the university's dining halls. 

Table set for a feast

Jun 7, 2016

Opinion: A place at the table for all farmers

Small-scale farms are necessary for maintaining the health and welfare of North Carolina's people and communities. So are larger-scale farms.
 But in looking at some of the conversations taking place on social media, you would think one can only exist if the other ceases to exist. Associate Dean Rich Bonanno contends the dialogue should not be framed as either-or, but rather both-and. 

Schroeder Moreno in field

Apr 22, 2016

Agroecology Farm on a roll

The NC State Agroecology Education Farm and its founder, Professor Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, win three awards in two weeks thanks to hands-on lessons in sustainable agriculture for students and community members. The farm grows food for campus dining halls, with students aiding every step of the process. 

Bob Patterson teaches at a field laboratory.

Apr 15, 2016

Legendary professor and student farm win sustainability honors

Two of 2016's Green Brick Award winners for sustainability are from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Alumni Distinguished Professor of Crop Science Bob Patterson and the Agroecology Education Farm. 

Student farmers in field

Apr 1, 2016

Student farmers turn dining hall into classroom

NC State’s award-winning Agroecology Education Farm gives students practical experience – and an abundance of produce to the dining services system. 

Sep 1, 2015

College Profile: Michelle Schroeder-Moreno

Hands-on experiences for students and a new major to attract more of them into agriculture are among benefits of Michelle Schroeder-Moreno’s agroecology program. 

Jul 3, 2013

Faculty/staff garden workday planned for July 10

On Wednesday, July 10, faculty and staff are invited to N.C. State’s Agroecology Education Farm from 8 a.m. until noon to tend crops that are being grown by University Dining for use in campus dining halls. When produce is harvested later this summer, it will be the first time that campus-grown produce is served in campus dining halls.