UMD Students Make Petition to Save SAP Farm

To save the school's SAP farm, UMD Students create an online petition signed by over 1,300 people.

Students at the University of Minnesota-Duluth have started a petition to save the school’s sustainable agricultural project farm. The petition emerged from fear the SAP farm and land lab would be part of the nearly $2 million cuts the university wants to make this fall.

Over 1,300 people have signed the online petition on This comes during Campus Sustainability Month, as the university celebrates the SAP farm and other sustainable projects.

“It does take a village to become more sustainable and we’ve been overwhelmed by the support from our community and on our campus for this land lab and the role it plays in our region,” says Dr. Randel Hanson, director of the SAP Farm and Land Lab.