The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s Youth Farm Project invites youth (ages 14-18) to be a part of a one-week intensive training program on sustainable farming in the city.
What Will the “Intro to Urban Agriculture” Participants be Doing?
- Take field trips to local urban farms, backyard gardens, and school gardens to explore different methods of growing food within the city.
- Learn about harvesting and cooking techniques, chicken care, composting and seed saving methods, aquaponics, and how to install a garden from start to finish.
- Learn about industrial and regional food systems, food justice, hunger, and nutritional poverty.
- Receive all materials for both a worm bin and container garden for their home.
- LOCATION: Las Milpitas de Cottonwood Farm, 2405 S. Cottonwood Lane, Tucson
- DATE: Monday, June 18, 2012 – Friday, June 22, 2012
- TIME: 8:00am – 3:00pm daily
- COST: Free
- NOTES: For more information on how to join this one-week Youth Farm Project, email [email protected] or call Lauren Sullender at (520) 820-4513.