Sustainable Agriculture Project Fund

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for the education and practice of sustainability food systems

Committed to educating students, staff, and faculty about sustainable farming and agriculture, the Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) is the most recent iteration of the community garden project that began in 2008. The organization is involved in a variety of activities, from agriculture workshops, to working with the TRiO Upward Bound program, to potentially providing sustainable grown food to the student food pantry.
The organization is institutionalized through the Sustainable Community Development Initiative, and supported both by a number of classes as well as through the efforts of Farm Club, the official registered student organization on campus involved with sustainable agriculture efforts. Still in its infancy, while the program has gained a lot of momentum in the past few years, we are still at a lack of funding and resources to adequately create an environment where we can practice sustainable agriculture. Funding and support would be used to purchase adequate tools, drip irrigation hose, soil amendments, harvesting equipment, and creating a composting system, amongst many other needs. Additionally, nearly all of the labor is volunteer based and funding could also help support expert workshops and workdays to expand our expertise and knowledge. Thank you for supporting the GVSU Sustainable Agriculture Project, and for more information, visit www.gvsu.edu/sustainableagproject. We are always happy to share what we are doing and would love to talk with you!

To donate to the Sustainable Agriculture Project Fund, you will need to select "new gift" or "payment on a previous pledge." On the next screen you will see our fund listed as the 4th line item. Click here to make a donation! We appreciate donations of any amount and thank you for your commitment to sustainable education and practices.