Southside Growers Academy Bootcamp

We teach our students the essentials to sustainable urban agriculture.  The five consecutive week intensive training is held in person and on weekends. Receive in depth class time and hands on learning that will give you the tools needed to be successful in growing your own food for your own home and your community!

4 Week Intensive Small Scale Urban Agriculture Training

20 learning hours half of which is spent in the field getting your hands dirty.

The bootcamp covers designing your urban mini-farm, choosing your site, building healthy fertile soil, planning what to grow, starting seeds, transplanting vegetable plants, planting fruit trees, maintaining crops, composting, harvesting and more. Learn how to use power tools and equipment to prepare beds for planting, install drip irrigation, construct compost bins, raised beds, cold frames, and small scale high tunnels.

Sundays: 11am – 4pm – Sankofa Community Orchard – 309 Covington Road Richmond VA 23224

Classes $100

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Classes start Sunday, September 17th