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1 Mike Ryan Campus Farm Manager

2 o Executive Director- Jay Antle o Farm Manager- Mike Ryan o Waste Minimization- Michael Rea o Curriculum Incorporation- Kim Criner o Senior Data Analyst- Ryan Wing

3 Originally created through a grant-funded partnership with Kansas State University, circa Originally located 20 miles from JCCCs Main Campus, on K- State property With the dissolution of the partnership, the farm moved to the main campus In the fall of 2010, roughly 2.5 acres of field space was dedicated to chemical-free vegetable production

4 2.5 Acre, Chemical-Free Vegetable Production Farm Support for the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate Program Focus on Local Marketing Produce is used primarily on-campus Focus on manual farming techniques

5 Grow Produce Sell on Campus Gather Scraps Compost Scraps Apply Compost to Fields

6 August Different Crops… 80 Different Varieties

7 Grow Produce Sell on Campus Gather Scraps Compost Scraps Apply Compost to Fields

8 1.Dining Services 2.Culinary Program 3.Rolling Prairie Farmers Alliance CSA

9 Grow Produce Sell on Campus Gather Scraps Compost Scraps Apply Compost to Fields

10 Upwards of 1 ton of pre- consumer waste per week!

11 Grow Produce Sell on Campus Gather Scraps Compost Scraps Apply Compost to Fields

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15 Grow Produce Sell on Campus Gather Scraps Compost Scraps Apply Compost to Fields

16 Located Mainly in JCCCs Horticultural Sciences Building

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18 1968 Ford 3400 (Gas Powered, 50 hp)

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20 Located Mainly in JCCCs Horticultural Sciences Building 1968 Ford 3400 (Gas Powered, 50 hp) 2011 John Deere Gator

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23 Located Mainly in JCCCs Horticultural Sciences Building 1968 Ford 3400 (Gas Powered, 50 hp) 2011 John Deere Gator Cooler Trailer with Coolbot

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28 Primarily Externally Funded Student Sustainability Committee Student Green Fee

29 Self-Imposed by Student Senate in Dollar per student, per credit hour, per semester Student Enrollment roughly 21,000 Students average 8 hrs per semester Generates approximately $400,000 per fiscal year in discretionary funding.

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31 High Tunnel Assembly Better management of crops Increased Production Increased Enrollment Increased outreach to schools and community

32 Johnson County Community College Overland Park, Kansas


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