Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Change the World with Sustainable Food

Image of a young women in a farm field holding produce, smiling at camera.  Text: Be the you the world needs now.

Become the "You," the world needs now with Rio Salado's Sustainable Food Systems program! 

Our program is designed for people who have a passion for food, fair trade and sustainable practices that protect our environment. You can earn a certificate or degree-- and gain real experience with industry experts.

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With our hybrid program, you’ll work hands-on with food, urban agriculture, small-scale farming and cooking— and work online at a time that's convenient with your lifestyle.

Our Sustainable Food Systems program is designed for students who work in the food service industry as well as newcomers who do not have a culinary background. 

Watch this video to hear what graduates have to say about the convenience, flexibility and affordability of this program.

Ready to get started now for spring? Enroll at Classes start most Mondays! 

Learn more about the sustainable foods movement in America—and our Café at Rio in this RioNews feature

Most of the Café @ Rio produce is raised locally or at our on-site garden.


Rio Salado College is committed to its Sustainability Pledge. The college has incorporated sustainability as a core value and has developed several programs and practices that embrace the sociocultural, environmental and economic facets of sustainability. It’s not just a matter of teaching others how to be sustainable-- Rio Salado strives to be a leader in environmental responsibility by incorporating earth-friendly practices throughout its daily operations.