Program Information

The Sustainable Food, Board of Governors Certificate explores the practices, principles, and philosophies involved in local food system development. The focus is on increasing both theoretical and hands-on knowledge of regional food initiatives across Canada, alongside international best practices. In addition, there is a specific concentration on applied learning, online networking and community research.

This program is designed for students who have a desire to learn about leading concepts and ideas in sustainable food and farming. Courses will provide critical analysis of our food systems, and students will network in an online community environment. This program is for people who are working or aspiring to work in local food system development, or have a personal interest in urban gardening and sustainable food and farming.

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Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent

Applications for this program are not accepted through ontariocolleges.ca.

If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Course List

Program Maps

Current Students

Current students can view program maps from previous years on the mylambton website. 

You will need to login with your C# and password in order to access your program map.

Employment Opportunities

This certificate is designed for people who are self-employed, employed or seeking employment in agriculture, restaurant, food and retail.

Online Education
519-541-2400
online@lambtoncollege.ca

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