Sustainable Food & Farming at UMass Amherst

If you are interested in working toward either a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Sustainable Food and Farming at the University of Massachusetts or a fully online Associate of Science Degree or a fully online 15-credit Certificateplease contact Professor John M. Gerber.

Students in this program are preparing for good work in:

  • local, sustainable food production and marketing
  • community development, public policy, advocacy
  • farm-based education, youth education, teaching
  • permaculture, herbal medicine and community gardens

Check our SFF Blog and Facebook group to get a “flavor” of the major!

And for some comments from our students, watch the video!

Additional Resources

Requirements for the Major

Course Descriptions

Finding Good Work

Student Projects

Our Gardens

Recent Press and Video

Our Facebook Group

Our Program Blog

The Student Farm

Recent Graduates