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Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certification

The urban agriculture certification is perfect for those trying to grow in an urban setting.

Program Overview

The Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certification Program is an intensive 12-session training and field-study farm tour employing sustainable agriculture practices. In this program, participants will become familiar with techniques and strategies necessary to grow fresh fruits, vegetables and animals in an urban environment sustainably. Participants learn to work within ordinances and guidelines of city government and galvanize others within the community around agricultural policy. Participants also learn to recycle available resources and discarded items to promote healthier lifestyles and communities.

Program Topics

  • Permaculture and the Environment
  • Water Harvesting, Irrigation and Composting
  • Small Scale Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry: Poultry (Ducks and Chickens) Bees, and Worms
  • Vertical Farming, Hydroponics, and Aquaponics
  • Maximizing of the use of Land Resources and Infrastructure
  • Working with City and Government within City Ordinances
  • Construction Techniques, Hoop Houses, Raised Beds
  • Organic and Sustainable Production
  • Combatting Diseases and Man-Made Threats

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