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UHCi 102. Intro to Organic Farming Intensive Workshop July 2012

Saturday, July 21, 2012 · 10:00 AM

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UHC Urban Agriculture Workshop

Become a professional or backyard farmer by joining Urban Habitat Chicago for our hands-on organic farming workshops. Experienced ecological designer and urban farmer Michael Repkin will guide you through the most critical topics in organic agriculture and give you the tools to effectively manage your own garden, or optimize your urban farm. For beginning and experienced farmers.

102 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC FARMING
July 21 and 22, 10am-4pm (with a lunch break)

This two-day intensive series provides participants with the knowledge, skill and ability to grow basic food, fuel and fiber crops. Topics include safety, construction, fertilization, seeding and transplanting, growth and maintenance, and harvesting. This course is the prerequisite for our advanced and seasonal agricultural courses. Our Summer advanced workshop will follow shortly!

Instructor Mike Repkin has 25 years of growing experience, from the Midwest to the Bahamas. He has a background in microbiology from Walter Reed Military Medical Center, and has lectured extensively on environmental topics and human life support - the art and science of restoring a habitable planet.

Cost: $94.00 for non-members ; $78.00 for UHC members

(Click here for Membership info. Already a Member? Email events@urbanhabitatchicago.org for your discount code.)

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TOPICS

Safety
Construction
Fertilization
Seeding and Transplanting
Growth and Maintenance
Harvesting

Date: July 21 and 22
Time: 10am-4pm (with a lunch break)
Coast: $94.00; $78.00 (see above for details)
Location: Teaching Farm behind Northside College Preparatory High School

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