The SUNY Cortland Model Urban Garden was created in 2013 for the purpose of educating the SUNY Cortland community and the larger Cortland community on ecologically sustainable gardening in an urban setting. The Garden is maintained and its programs are coordinated by the SUNY Cortland Garden Advisory Committee. Contact Steve Broyles or Jeremy Zhe-Heimerman with any questions.
All members of the college community are welcome to participate with the Garden. The Garden is also a site for collaboration between the college and the larger Cortland community. The Committee actively seeks out faculty, student organizations, community organizations, and other partners on and off campus who are interested in educational projects in the areas of:
The Committee will attempt to fund and hire a paid intern each growing season to help:
While the focus of the garden is on education, not on yielding significant amounts of food, the Committee shares the harvest with its partners.