Growing Urban Farmers

Growing Urban Farmers

Not a veteran, but dreaming of becoming an urban farmer? We offer a 12-week, 100-hour program as an introduction to urban farming is open to everyone regardless of age and military standing. Scheduled to accommodate working students who spend 8 hours a week, in a combination of formal instruction and field study sessions, learning the basics of urban farming. Participants will acquire the knowledge they need to scale their home garden to provide more food for their family along with basic skills and awareness of proficiencies and resources required to pursue urban farming as a viable career option.
Classes for registered students begin at 9:00 a.m. on the first Saturday in October, January, April, or July (skipping national holidays.) Applications considered on a first-come basis. Fee $2,400. Scholarships of up to 40% are available based on demonstrated need.

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