The Farm has many ways to provide incredible learning opportunities for all grade levels!
The Sustainability Farm School (SFS) is a project of The Farm at SOU. It hosts students, teachers and families to enjoy and learn from the activities on The Farm. SFS offers cutting edge Sustainability Education programming to schools, teachers and other professionals interested in advancing sustainability literacy.
Environmental Education Graduate Program:
SFS is a partnership project with the SOU Environmental Education Master’s Degree program. Students in this program serve as lead teachers and curriculum designers on The Farm.
The Sustainability Farm School has two major focuses for the programming:
The Farm Experience:
Want your students to have a first time experience on The Farm? The two to three hour Farm Experience introduces students to sustainability, healthy eating, ecological principles all on a working farm. Teachers can choose from a variety of lessons which will be taught by SOU students.
Farm by Design:
Have a project you and your students want to pursue? Teachers and their students can create their own projects to carry out on the Farm. Project proposals are submitted to the Farm director at for approval. The Farm staff can help put your projects into motion.