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To transform Hillsborough Community College into a participating sustainable member of society. Through a partnership among students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community members, we seek to establish and nurture an institutional culture of sustainability and promote excellence and leadership in education, innovation, and stewardship to achieve economic, social, and environmental sustainability that will ensure the health and well-being of present and future generations of people, both locally and globally.

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HCC Launches A unique Course!

Introduction to Sustainable Food Systems by Ryan Iacovacci

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In partnership with local food systems expert Ryan Iacovacci, HCC Sustainability will launch a first of its kind Introduction to Sustainable Food Systems.

This 12 hour non-credit course will be taught by Ryan and other local experts to introduce participants to the current system’s challenges, seed selection, soil biology, start-ups, marketing, emerging distribution systems, legalities and policy, greenwashing, and more! It will also include unique field trips to such places as Morningstar Fishermen Aquaponics in Dade City and Sweetwater Organic Farm in Tampa.

Classes will be held on the Ybor City campus (YSSB 307/308) begins June 17th.

Cost for this course is $150.

Download the registration form here

To register, please complete the form and submit with check (made out to Hillsborough Community College) to:

Institute of Florida Studies
Hillsborough Community College
1206 North Park Road
Plant City, FL 33563

For more information, please contact Sean Nordquist at the Institute of Florida Studies: