Citywide Certificate in Urban Agriculture
Farm School NYC offers a two-year certificate program in Urban Agriculture. Our courses are taught by experts in the field, and focus on a wide range of topics from social justice issues, to urban planting techniques, to grassroots community organizing. Through engaging, site-based education, Farm School classes offer comprehensive professional training in urban agriculture and cultivate future leaders in NYC's food justice movement.
Our Citywide Certificate offers professional training in all aspects of Urban Agriculture. Our comprehensive curriculum consists of four main parts*:
Part 1: 14 core courses to provide a foundation in urban agriculture and food justice
Part 2: advanced coursework in a chosen area of focus and a seminar led by a Farm School NYC alumnus
Part 3: an apprenticeship in your chosen focus area
Part 4: 40 volunteer hours (completed in first 2 years)
For program details, requirements, and costs, view our 2017 APPLICATION GUIDE. Please note that applications are currently closed until Fall 2018.
Meet our current Citywide Certificate students!
*Any courses completed successfully to date can be applied towards a Citywide Certificate in Urban Agriculture in the future! Citywide Certificate students may take up to 5 years to complete all four parts. Non-certificate students may take most core courses and some advanced courses.
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