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Sustainability

Faculty and Staff

The Sustainable Carolina Garden offers opportunities for classes, groups, and other organizations to get involved in the garden that go beyond the traditional classroom experience. If you have a group that could benefit from hands-on experience in the Garden, contact us about any of our experiential learning opportunities below.

Reserve the Outdoor Classroom

The Outdoor Classroom is an alternative learning environment intended for faculty and staff to use to hold class.  The outdoor classroom is a “mock classroom” that is very basic in design: a 32’ x 16’ Canopy Tent with tables and chairs to fit up to 30 students.  It is set up in a gorgeous location in our garden that gives students, faculty, and staff access to amazing scents, sights, and sounds! This is the perfect setup for those days when you wish you had a place to teach your class outdoors.

We encourage faculty and staff that rely on technology to teach to disconnect and try an alternative approach to engage their students.  If technology is required, we can set up a projector.

Schedule a Guided Educational Tour of the Garden

Garden tours generally last 45 minutes.  Students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to attend a garden tour.  Tours will cover the Sustainable Carolina Garden’s history, sustainable agricultural practices that students utilize in the garden, and how farming impacts our food systems. These tours can also be modified for a particular audience or topic. 

Research Space in our Garden

The Sustainable Carolina Garden offers raised beds, open spaces, and a greenhouse for students, faculty, and staff to utilize for research purposes related to environmental science, sustainable agriculture, engineering, and technology. 

Cooking Demonstrations

Teaching a class centered around health, nutrition, or wellness?  Coordinate a cooking demonstration with our garden team and experience how Sustainable Carolina uses garden produce to create healthy, nutritious, meals for events and workshops.

Interested in using garden produce for your own cooking demonstration?  Contact us to find out what is currently growing in our garden.


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