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Community-Rooted Organic Produce Services (CROPS)
CROPS is a collaborative effort between the Earth Ethics Institute (EEI) and the Center for Community Involvement at Miami Dade College. The goal of CROPS is to offer quality, healthy, chemical free (certified organic) food (locally or regionally grown when possible) to the MDC community. In addition we hope to educate the Miami Dade College community about the importance of a consuming organic produce
Learn more about
CROPS                                              IAC CROPS Membership

Frequently Asked Questions and Cost Comparison            Kendall CROPS Membership Application

Hialeah CROPS Membership Application                               North CROPS Membership Application

Homestead CROPS Membership Application   Wolfson, Medical CROPS Membership Application

For more information contact Madelyn Moyer at
 CROPS@mdc.edu or call at 305-237-7119




Service Learning Opportunities in Collaboration with CROPS

Faculty
Discipline-Specific
Service Learning Projects


Students
CROPS Recipe Blog
Nutritional Guides
Recipes

Newsletters by Campuses
CROPS Newsletters 2009-2011

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS

WOLFSON, IAC
CROPS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

KENDALL CROPS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

NORTH CROPS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

HIALEAH CROPS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION


Organic Food

Organic food is agriculture grown without the use of chemicals, artificial additives, or treatments, such as conventional pesticides, bioengineering, or ionizing radiation. Farmers focus on using renewable resources and conserving soil and water in order to sustain the environment. Organic farmers use natural fertilizers such as manure and compost. There are many health and environmental benefits to eating organic. Learn more about organic food

Miami-Dade County Farmers Markets and Local Food


Becoming a Member

In order to become a member, you must fill out the CROPS Membership Application. (Wolfson application, InterAmerican application, Kendall application, North Application, or Hialeah Application) Spaces are limited.
Learn how to become a member
 


Resource Links
For new applicants, returning applicants, and applicants updating their information, the application can be accessed here*. There is also a compilation of nutritional information on various fruits and vegetables, along with recipes. For resources, there are books and videos we recommended that pertains to agriculture, health and the environment, along with websites related to agriculture and food. You can also contact us by email.

 

 

Earth Ethics Institute • An Earth Literacy Resource Center Serving MDC Administrators, Faculty, Staff,  and Students, as well as the South Florida Community
Miami Dade College 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Room 3506-11, Miami, FL 33132-2204 t: 305-237-3796 • f: 305-237-7724