Center Publications

The Center produces a variety of publications for researchers, farmers, students, educators, and home gardeners. Center publications include the Research Briefs series, as well as For the Gardener "tip sheets" for organic gardeners, the News & Notes of the UCSC Farm & Garden newsletter, the Innovative Business Models Case Study Series

Instructional materials produced by the Center include the popular Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening: Resources for Instructors, and Teaching Direct Marketing & Small Farm Viability: Resources for Instructors. These and many other of the Center's publications are available for free download (see links at left).

Center members also publish in a variety of journals and other publications. Please see the Center Research Bibliography for details on research publications by Center members from 1994 to the present.

Center members took part in an effort by UCSC's Regional History Project to document the impact of Central Coast farmers, educators, researchers, and others on the development of sustainable agriculture. Read about Cultivating a Movement: An Oral History Series on Sustainable Agriculture and Organic Farming on California's Central Coast on the University Library's web site.

For more information about publications, contact casfs@ucsc.edu or call 831.459-3240.