The new Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems is a cross-departmental program offered through the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Horticultural Science.
Five questions with Angel Cruz, a CEFS Graduate Fellow who recently graduated from N.C. State with a Ph.D. in Agroecology. She used participatory action research (PAR) to conduct research with smallholder farmers in rural El Salvador for a three-year research project to evaluate the role of sustainable soil management in improving food security for smallholder farming communities.
Dr. Michelle Schroeder-Moreno and the Agroecology Education Farm have racked up three wins in two weeks: an Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for Schroeder-Moreno, and a Green Brick Award from NC State University’s Sustainability Office and an environmental education award from the City of Raleigh for the farm. “These [...]
CEFS collaborates with the NC State Agroecology Minor Program and its growing Agroecology Education Farm (AEF), which provides hands-on education about agroecology and sustainable agriculture to NC State students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community. The Agroecology Education Farm has been in development since 2007, when NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences dedicated [...]
2012 CEFS interns at the Agroecology Education Farm helping to clear brush, weed, and remove trees. We are excited to introduce a new CEFS-supported educational farm at NC State! Led by Dr. Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, NCSU's Agroecology Program Director, the Agroecology Education Farm (AEF) will help facilitate hands-on, inquiry-based learning in agroecology and sustainable [...]