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ENVST 3280: Organic Gardening & Sustainable Agriculture: Home

An information guide to find information resources about organic gardening and the Edible Campus Gardens program at the University of Utah.

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Research Strategies: ENVST 3280 Organic Gardening


  • Gardening and agriculture can be the subject of academic study, but are also practiced by gardeners and farmers who don't necessarily take an academic approach.
  • Gardening and agriculture are highly dependent on geography, climate and bio-region
  • There are  federal, state and local government agencies with a mission to support agriculture and food security.
  • Look for activist groups that support or oppose various gardening and agricultural practices (for example, urban chickens, front yard gardens, GMO crops, community supported agriculture, etc...).
  • In the U.S., Land grant colleges or agricultural colleges teach and study agriculture.  These colleges offer cooperative extension services that publish agricultural information specific to local conditions.




Sustainable Food Initiatives Manager

Jessica Kemper, Sustainable Food Initiatives Coordinator

Jessica Kemper
Sustainable Food Initiatives Manager

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