Want to learn how to garden in the city? Dreaming of a small local food business but don't know where to start? KCC Urban Farm has resources for you.
Brooklyn's own Kingsborough Community College has an urban farm in partnership with Project Eats. Anyone can register for (affordable) Continuing Education classes for spring and early summer. Classes include urban gardening, flower production, and small local food business, taught by some of the borough's foremost food & farming experts, including Nicole Taylor of foodculturist.com and Molly Culver of bkfarmyards.org.
Call 718-368- 5051 or click here to register.
Spring/early summer course schedule (see flyer here for descriptions)
Urban Farming: Spring - Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 8-June 14, 4-8PM
Feed Brooklyn: Exploring & Creating Micro Food Businesses - Tuesdays, June 5-June 26, 6-8PM
Flower Farming for Production - Saturdays, June 16 & 23, 10-3pm
KCC Urban Farm also has open volunteer days Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 for those who want to stop by an lend a hand.
KCC Urban Farm also has open volunteer days every Wednesday from 3:30-5:30. Email kccurbanfarm (at) gmail (dot) com to RSVP or with any questions.