Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.78
Liaison Kimberly Reeves
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Tier2-2: Organic Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Carole Huber
Senior Instructor
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
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Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the garden:

Led by the club Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability (SEAS), UCCS students, faculty, and staff established an organic vegetable garden at the Heller Center. The purpose of the garden is to educate the campus community, particularly younger students who may be away from home for the first time, about local, organic food, nutrition, and sustainable agricultural practices. The garden will serve as a living laboratory for research on a variety of sustainability topics as well as provide delicious local, organic food.


The website URL where information about the garden is available:

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