Continuing Education on the Farm

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Check this page for a regularly updated list of available courses at KCC Urban Farm.
To register, call 718-368-5050 or click here.

Questions? Contact kccurbanfarm@kbcc.cuny.edu!

 

 

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Intro to Urban Vegetable Gardening
Tuesdays, 5:30pm-8:30pm, June 28 – August 16
$100 + $25 materials fee + $25 registration fee
Course #NHB59

This course covers all of the basics of urban gardening from soil to seed to table. Start your own edible plants from seed and delve into pest management, soil science, and more at KCC Urban Farm. Learn basic skills such as soil conditioning, crop planning, composting, planting, and harvesting to get on your way to producing your own fresh herbs, greens, fruits, and vegetables. This course also covers finding land for gardening in NYC and building a garden from scratch.

Advanced Vegetable Gardening
Wednesdays, 5:30pm-8:30pm, June 29 – August 17
$100 + $25 materials fee + $25 registration fee
Course #NHB60

This class will be a hands-on immersion into growing food, with lots of practice at KCC Urban Farm, and communal space to grow your own fresh produce. We will go deeper into soil science, botany, and carpentry, leaving students confident and well-equipped to grow small-scale vegetable gardens.

Your Urban Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Mondays, 6:30-9pm, July 18-Aug 15
$125 + $50 materials fee + $25 registration fee
Course #NHB 99

Throughout this course participants will learn about the healing properties of local plants and how to use them to nourish and promote healing. Participants will use plants harvested from the campus garden to make herbal preparations such as teas, tinctures, oils and syrups to take home.

 

 

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