Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Doing: Intensely Learning About Urban Agriculture

Interested in learning about urban agriculture? Intensely? Then check out Prince George's Community College and ECO City Farm's intensive weekend certificate course in urban agriculture!

What: A New Intensive Weekend Course in Urban Agriculture
When: May 18-20, 2012 - Register soon! Spaces are limited.
Times: May 18-19 from 9:30-6:00 and May 20 from 12:00-6:00
Where: Taught at ECO City Farms, Edmonston, MD
Price: $525

This 22 hour, very intensive weekend hands-on course - taught by the farmer/educators of ECO City Farms - will provide you with the sustainable strategies you require to envision, plan, design, and/or support an intensive food production system, tailored to your needs, space, goals, and resources. It includes five (5) core modules: Elements of a Farm; Composting 101; Hoophouse Design and Construction; Introduction to Urban Livestock; Harvesting, Processing and Marketing.

To register, go to and select Workforce Development and Continuing Eduation Students. You can also register in person on the main campus at Bladen Hall, Room 126 or at the University Town Center campus. A maximum of 20 people can be accommodated per weekend, so register early to assure your place.

For more information, contact  ECO City Farms.