Southside Growers Academy Bootcamp
We teach our students the essentials to sustainable urban agriculture. The four consecutive week intensive training is held in the online and 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 Agriculture Training
8 Sessions; 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.
Wednesdays: 7pm – 9pm – Online – Zoom Link will be provided
Sundays: 11am – 2pm – TBA (various locations throughout the Richmond Region)
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Classes start Wednesday, August 12th