Sustainable Food and Farming Courses - Purdue Student Farm


Sustainable Food and Farming Systems Courses

The College of Agriculture offers several courses for undergraduate students to engage in hands-on learning at the Purdue Student Farm.

The Small Farms Experience courses (SFS 210 and SFS 211)  are conducted at the Student Farm. Enrolled students gain hands-on practical experience in all aspects of vegetable and herb production. Students learn about seeding, transplant production, bed preparation, planting, irrigating, weeding, harvesting, and produce sales. The class also visit several other successful small farm operations around the state of Indiana and read several books exploring issues in our American food system.

A list of courses offered are available in the Course Catalog.

If you are interested in taking any of these courses or learning more about the new Sustainable Food and Farming Systems major, please contact the course advisor Dr. Steve Hallett.