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Tour the Farm on Oct. 5

Chickens, Cider and More!
Sep 23, 2019

Join Us Oct. 5 For Open House at the Farm Want to have some fresh pressed apple cider, and check out the amazing work being done at the Appalachi...

A Reading and Conversation on Stories of Climate Resilience in the South
Sep 6, 2019

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 the Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department will host an evening reading and conversation with author Ric...

Sustainable Development Fall 2019 Lunch & Learn Series
Sep 6, 2019

Goodnight Family Sustainable Development DepartmentFall 2019 Lunch and Learn Series All events will take place from 12:0...

Students view exhibition

A growing learning community: Climate Stories Collaborative at Appalachian teaches students and faculty alike
Feb 28, 2019

Sustainability has long been a core value shared by faculty, staff and students at Appalachian State University. In the Goodnight Family Department of...

Patrick Ross in Madagascar

Appalachian student and Gilman Award recipient conducts independent study in Madagascar
Feb 6, 2019

During fall 2018, senior sustainable development major Patrick Ross embarked on the journey of a lifetime to the remote forest of Anjanahari...

Timber Sports Team

Appalachian Timber Sports Team puts forestry skills to the test at annual Woodsmen’s Meet
Dec 18, 2018

On Oct. 6, the Appalachian State University Timber Sports Team participated in the 23rd John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen’s Meet hel...

Todd Listening Project

Todd Listening Project completes second phase with cookbook [Watauga Democrat]
Dec 18, 2018

Dr. Brian Burke, assistant professor in Appalachian's Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development, provides students with the opportunity t...

Girl holding a chicken

Students in Appalachian’s Honors College spend a ‘Day at the Farm’
Sep 27, 2018

When choosing Appalachian State University, students new to the university’s Honors College likely didn’t imagine that, before classes b...

Chip Hope

New leadership at Teaching and Research Farm brings collaborative opportunities
Jul 5, 2018

In May 2018, C.C. “Chip” Hope III was hired as the Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development’s Teaching and Research Farm director....

Aurora Figueroa-Benetti

Independent study with local farmer leads Appalachian student to cultivate a “new” fruit tree
May 21, 2018

Aurora Figueroa-Benetti’s passion for sustainable agriculture led her to Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable...