Students

We have many ways students can become involved with the Field & Fork Program! If you have questions after reading the information below, please email dinalieb@ufl.edu. To stay up to date on events and opportunities, follow us on Facebook or Instagram

Volunteer

The Field & Fork Program is a great place to learn the art and science of growing your own food and explore the intricacies of local food systems! You can get involved through multiple stages of the food systems.

  • To volunteer at the Farm and Gardens, and learn about the local food systems and hands-on farming, click on the button below.

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  • To volunteer at the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Pantry, to learn about the operations of a pantry and help with inventories and stocking shelves, or host a food drive, click here.

Internships       

Do you need to complete an internship or research for your major? Are you looking for a way to gain more experience in farming or food systems? Searching for a work study opportunity? The Field & Fork Program offers many opportunities to gain professional, hands-on experience for any major. Please visit the internships page for more information.

Clubs

Many clubs participate with our program by helping in the Farm and Gardens, hosting food drives, or volunteering with the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Pantry. Some groups work with us to host or collaborate on events and programs, such as:

If your club would like to host a food drive for the Pantry, visit the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Pantry site. If you would like to participate with the Gardens, please contact Dina Liebowitz.

Other Affiliated Clubs:

Classes

Several classes are taught in collaboration with the Field & Fork Program in a host of different disciplines. Below are some examples of past courses. For more information on current classes being taught in collaboration with the Field & Fork Program, check out our Facebook page, or visit the Classes page and Faculty Fellows page.

Example Classes:

  • AEC 4504 Curriculum & Program Planning for Agricultural Education
  • ALS 4932 Urban Agriculture and Food Systems
  • AGR 3501 Environment, Food, and Society
  • AGR 4212 Alternative Cropping Systems
  • AGR 4214C Applied Field Crop Production
  • AGR 4231 Forage Science
  • AGR 4320 Plant Breeding
  • AGR 4932 Tropical Crop Production
  • AGR 6442C Physiology of Agronomic Plants
  • ANT 6930/4930 Tropical Gardens: Creating a Latin American Garden
  • ALS 3153 Agricultural Ecology
  • ALS 4932 UF Community Farm Practicum
  • ARC Design Studio – Design/Build Project Garden Seating Area
  • ART 4639 Advanced Experiments in Art and Technology
  • ART 6933 Consumption, Production, Digestion, Excretion: Graduate Seminar in Art and Technology
  • EVS 3000L Environmental Science Lab
  • PLS 3004C Principles of Plant Science
  • SWS 4602C Soil Physics