Windy City Harvest Short Courses in Sustainable Urban Agriculture

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s urban agriculture education and jobs-training initiative Windy City Harvest is offering short courses in sustainable urban agriculture. Classes range from 4-12 weeks, on Saturdays from 9am-noon or 1pm-3pm.

Tuition cost is income-based between $150-$600.

Edible Landscaping
September 9 – October 14, 2017, Saturdays, 9 a.m. – noon
Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue

Rooftop Farming
September 9 – October 14, 2017, Saturdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue, Chicago

Value-Added Product
Session I: August 5 – 19, 2017
Session II: September 9 – 30, 2017
Session III: October 21 – November 11, 2017
Saturdays, 9 a.m. – noon
The University of Chicago International House, Tiffin Café, 1414 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637

Season Extension I
September 9 – October 14, 2017, Saturdays, 9 a.m. – noon
Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue

Business and Entrepreneurship for Local Foods
September 11 – December 6, 2017, Monday and Wednesday, 6 – 8 p.m.
Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue

For additional information on Windy City Harvest Apprenticeship programs, please contact Kris De la Torre at kdelatorre@chicagobotanic.org.

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