Resources defining sustainable agriculture from the US Department of Agriculture
Post from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education regarding defining sustainability in the curriculum
A scholarly article that gives historical context and discusses methodology for defining sustainability.
What is Sustainability?
The most often quoted definition comes from the UN Bruntland commission: “sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” In the simplest terms, sustainability means "the capacity to endure."