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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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University of South Florida
Tier2-2: Organic Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:

A brief description of the garden:

USF Community Gardens is a group is dedicated to creating and managing a large scale student-run community garden and farmers' market on campus. This community garden will provide fresh organic fruits and vegetables for students and faculty. In addition, there are two smaller student community gardens (one organic, one medicinal) located at the USF Botanical Gardens, one recently established at the USF Preschool for Creative Learning, and one under development at the Maple B residence hall.

The website URL where information about the garden is available:

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