Free Market Farmer Training Starts June 13th!!

Farmers Market

The Recirculating Farms Coalition is excited to announce that we are hosting aFREE intensive market (commercial) farmer training series – starting June 13-14. From 9am – 5:30pm each day you will learn the basics of being a commercial urban grower from experts, with specific focus on:
• Water-based farming: hydroponics & aquaponics
• Seed germination, plant propagation, natural pest control
• Solar power, rainwater collection & eco-friendly homemade fertilizer
• What to plant & when to plant it
• Land access, insurance, and other legal issues
• And much more!

Breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks provided both days!

We have a question and answer session with experienced farmers — you can ask about any topics — as well as internship opportunities with local working farms if you want more hands-on experience.

WHEN | Saturday June 13 and Sunday June 14 from 9am – 5:30pm
WHERE | Growing Local NOLA Farm Site
1750 Carondelet St. New Orleans LA 70115
Classroom portion will be inside at The Muses apartment complex, across from the garden

These classes are supported by a USDA NIFA Beginning Farmers and Ranchers development program grant.

Or e-mail or call 504-645-3474 for more information!


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