Sustainable Local Foods Farming Certificate

John Wood Community College

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Food & Dining, Grounds
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Agriculture
Program Type: Undergraduate Certificate/Diploma
Completion: Three terms
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


JWCC's new Sustainable Local Foods Farming program provides courses and hands-on training in sustainable fruit and vegetable production, entrepreneurship, and marketing. Students gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to be successful agricultural entrepreneurs in this emerging industry. Hands-on courses are taught at JWCC's demonstration market garden, located on the Quincy campus. The three-term sequence (fall, spring, and summer terms) includes 6 courses.

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