Welcome to Toward a Sustainable Agriculture, a curriculum for high school students!

The curriculum consists of 5 modules:

  1. Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
  2. Corn, Beans, and Burgers: field crops in sustainable agriculture
  3. Flesh, Fish, and Fowl: animals in sustainable agriculture
  4. Apples, Beets, and Zinnias: sustainable horticulture
  5. A Growing Market: organic agriculture

Table of Contents

About the curriculum

Educators are welcome to adapt and reproduce sections of the curriculum for non-commercial use. This curriculum is a work in progress. We welcome your questions and comments. Please contact:

Diane Mayerfeld
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
1535 Observatory Dr.
Madison , WI 53706
(608) 262-8188 or 262-5200

All the current curriculum materials are on this website. If you do not have good internet access you can order a CD of the curriculum website by sending a check for $7.50, payable to “UW-Madison CIAS” to:

Curriculum Project
1535 Observatory Dr.
Madison , WI 53706

This curriculum was funded in part by a grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program.

Center for Integrated Agricultural Systes (CIAS)

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)
University of Wisconsin Madison