Gallery: Urban Farm School Opens in Asheville, North Carolina


Based in one of the country’s hotbeds of local food culture, the Urban Farm School just launched its first year with 100 instructors and sites in Asheville, North Carolina. The Urban Farm School is a comprehensive, 730 hour, 25-week program that runs from May 6 to October 30, 2013. The School will train people of all ages and experience levels who aim to work on urban food projects, such as: neighborhood CSA’s, community gardens, green schoolyards, farm-to-restaurant plots, edible parks, church food yards, and food programs within organizations. Students will help manage a neighborhood CSA, gain permaculture certification while working with 25 practitioners and sites in the city of Asheville.

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