Edible Landscapes

You are here

UMD is committed to integrating sustainability into the planning, use and maintenance of the campus grounds. Edible Landscapes include campus gardens (grown by students, staff and faculty) and campus Juneberries.

In addition to the Edible Landscapes, UMD integrates sustainability into the management of campus green spaces and water resources.


Edible Gardens 2015

Edible Gardens 2014

Edible Gardens 2013

Edible Gardens 2012

Edible Gardens 2011

Edible Gardens 2010 


National Wildlife Case Study: A UMD Edible Landscape Project Case Study (written by Office of Sustainability graduate student, Brian Bluhm) was published by the National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology program in the summer of 2012.

2013 AASHE Guide to Sustainable Landscaping: UMD’s edible landscape program was featured in the August 2013 Sustainable Landscaping guide from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.  UMD is featured on page 25 of the document, in the call-out box about turning edible landscapes into educational opportunities.  See AASHE’s Guide to Sustainable Landscapes (UMD featured on page 25)

Campus Garden Contact

Contact the sustain@d.umn.edu to inquire about an Edible Garden Project.

More about Sustainable Agriculture at UMD

Food and Garden Information

Interested in learning more about gardening in northeast Minnesota?  Visit these websites for more information:

Sustainable Agriculture Project on the UMD Farm: Providing Internships and Experiential Learning and Research in Sustainability (UMD Homepage Story – July 2011)