School of the Environment
Dig deeper into sustainable, regenerative farming practices through real-world learning experiences in farming, marketing, distribution, and food preparation.
- Get your hands dirty as you gain firsthand insight into the principles of vegetable and field crops including field preparation, soil and nutrient management, seeding, pest management, irrigation techniques, harvest and post-harvest by working on the Trent Farm.
- Put theory into practice at one of Trent’s on-campus food and farming assets, the most extensive in the area, including the Trent Farm, Market Garden, Vegetable Garden, Apiary, First Peoples House of Learning Medicine Garden, and the Seasoned Spoon.
- Work alongside leading experts and thought leaders in agriculture businesses and community organizations and gain diverse experiences in the practice of small-scale farming.
- Make your mark in our engaged student community by joining the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Society, Trent Apiary, or Food Services Sustainability Committee.
- Organic Farmer
- Land Use Consultant
- Agricultural Research Assistant
- Urban Agricultural Coordinator
- Food Policy Analyst
- Community Food Activist
- Nutrition & Food Industry Specialist
- Agro-Tourism Business Operator
Ontario Secondary School Requirements:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
- A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
- A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified below)
- ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
- SBI4U for B.Sc.
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