- Two opportunities here for learning more about urban agriculture. This first one is a pathway to making healthy food more available for low-income communities, and shifting economic revitalization efforts. Get potential growers, even 15 years old, to sign up for both. Great, too, for school teachers to get their classes going. – Editor
Growing Urban Agriculture Webinar- Feb. 16
PolicyLink will be hosting a mini-series of webinars focusing on how low-income communities and communities of color are incorporating urban agriculture into their community development efforts and into policy infrastructures supporting this work.
To register for the webinar Feb 16, 2012 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PST); 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. (EST)- http://www.kintera.org/cms.asp?id=2888350&campaign_id=116731&msource=urbagwebinar&tr=y&enString=ddRyPrQjJhLIKXOwHdJIIMOnGfJuEvOaOORCPVOqGjJPKRPoG8LNF&auid=10226048
For a video on Brooklyn’s Red Hook Community Farm- http://vimeo.com/14181741?msource=urbagwebinar
- It doesn’t say this, but it seems that one would have to pay for later training. If that’s an issue for you, ask about discounts/ trades etc. – Editor
Make Money as an Urban Farmer video training
Let Curtis Stone teach you how he makes $60,000/year in sales growing food on 3/4 of an acre. He wants to create a movement of young people farming as a profitable business to build community, resilient local food systems, and income to support a family, with a goal to empower 1000 people to become successful commercial urban farmers in 2012.
To receive the first section, “Site Selection”, for free- http://www.groaction.com/urbanfarm/index