#51 Training & Education

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Urban Farming Training Programs

  • Just Food Farm School NYC in New York City (http://www.justfood.org/farmschoolnyc)
    Two-year certificate program and individual advanced courses on a variety of subjects.
  • The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center Regenerative Urban Sustainability Training (RUST) in Albany (http://radixcenter.org/) Weekend-long intensive workshop comprised of lectures and hands-on demonstrations on various urban farming subjects.

Beginning Farmer Training Programs

A wealth of workshops and new farmer training programs exist throughout the State. Though most of these programs are not urban farming specific, many components are quite applicable to an urban farm.

Urban Farm Apprenticeships and Internships

Organizational Workshops, Classes, and Events

Several urban farming or related organizations offer workshops, classes, and events to help educate and support urban farmers.  See the Appendix for more information and for organization contact information, or check individual organization websites and event calendars.

For a listing of Cornell Cooperative Extension offices across New York State, visit http://www.cce.cornell.edu/learnAbout/Pages/Local_Offices.aspx.

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