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Join us for annual spring urban agriculture workshop series! Future Harvest Beginning Farmer Training Program trainees, Farm Alliance members, and Real Food Farm staff attend free, but these classes are open to the public for a small price. However, in order to keep the classroom experience moving along, we ask that you commit to attending all the classes in the series.

Here are the topics we will cover on each day:
  • 2/28: Soil Science 101
  • 3/7: Interpreting a Soil Test
  • ***3/10 & 3/11: High Tunnel Raising
  • 3/14: Enterprise Budgets for Farmers
  • 3/21: Business Planning
  • 3/28: Crop Planning and Rotations
  • 4/4: Weeds and Hand-scale Tools
  • 4/11: Pests and Pest Management
  • 4/18: Equipment and High Tunnel Maintenance

Tickets

Click here for more information and registration.

Questions

Call Real Food Farm at 443-531-8346 or e-mail rffeducation@civicworks.com with questions.

 

 

 

***High Tunnel Raising Workshop

This intensive workshop will give you the skills and confidence to purchase and build your own high tunnel, as well as knowledge about tool and site selection, and the basics of growing crops in high tunnels.

This is a separate workshop that is not covered by the cost of the classroom series. You MUST register separately for this workshop here.

Scholarships are available courtesy of Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit! There are 5 spaces available, with a preference for folks currently farming in Baltimore City and other urban centers (although someone hoping to start an urban farm would also be a very strong candidate). Click here to download the application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a final deadline of 5:00 pm on Monday March 6th. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions: 617-945-4883.