Johnson County Community College

JCCC Campus Farm

Photo of volunteer tilling campus farm plot

About the Farm

Graphic with the words JCCC’s Campus Farm is located on roughly 2.5 acres in the Northwest corner of the main campus.

The purpose of the farm is two-fold: to provide a hands-on educational experience for the Sustainable Agriculture program and to provide locally grown, chemical-free produce to the specifications of JCCC’s Dining Services and Culinary program.

During its development, the farm has provided educational opportunities for sustainable agriculture and culinary students, as well as metal fabrication. In the near future, we have plans to collaborate with Native American Studies, Chemistry and Biology departments and the Fine Arts and Solar Technology programs as well.

Currently, we have many conventional herbs planted, as well as spinach, turnips, radishes, carrots, garlic, potatoes, onions, leeks, broccoli and cabbage. Throughout the 2011 growing season, we will continue to plant over 80 separate varieties of more than 30 different crops.