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Farmers markets are an integral part of the urban/farm linkage and have continued to rise in popularity, mostly due to the growing consumer interest in obtaining fresh products directly from the farm. Farmers markets allow consumers to have access to locally grown, farm fresh produce, enables farmers the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with their customers, and cultivate consumer loyalty with the farmers who grows the produce. Direct marketing of farm products through farmers markets continues to be an important sales outlet for agricultural producers nationwide. As of mid-2011, there were 7,175 farmers markets operating throughout the U.S. This is a 17 percent increase from 2010. 

Source: Local Harvest, United States Department of Agriculture

Sustainability Programming and Training

A partial listing of the numerous KCTCS sustainability-related programming, workforce education and training initiatives is listed below. Specific details about KCTCS programs and courses are available on the Programs and Catalog page of the KCTCS Students website. Information about KCTCS workforce education and training is available under Workforce Solutions. The System Initiatives site provides information about the Interactive Digital Center. The major headings and subheadings below link to programming, training, or initiative information.

Academic Programs

Agriculture and Horticulture

  • Agricultural Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Sustainable Agriculture

Architecture 

  • Architectural Technology

Automotive

  • Automotive Technology
  • Diesel Technology

Building, Construction, HVAC

  • Air Conditioning Technology
  • Construction Technology

Chemical

  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Industrial Chemical Technology

Culture or Social Justice

  • Appalachian Studies
  • African American Studies
  • Arts Administration
  • Global Studies
  • Historic Information Management
  • Professional Craft: Pottery
  • Professional Studio Artist
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Visual Arts
  • Women and Gender Studies

Energy/Alternate Energy/Renewable Energy

  • Advanced Industrial Integrated Technology
  • Applied Engineering Technology
  • Applied Process Technologies
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Systems
  • Energy Technologies
  • Natural Gas Technology

Engineering

  • Applied Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology
  • Project Lead the Way
  • Quality Management Systems

Environment

  • Environmental Science Technology
  • Environmental Technology
  • Quality Management Systems

Geography

  • Geographic Information Systems Technology

Industry 

  • Advanced Industrial Integrated Technology
  • Applied Engineering Technology
  • Applied Process Technology
  • Industrial Chemical Technology
  • Logistics and Operations Management
  • Quality Management Systems

Workforce Education

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