Certificate in Urban Agriculture – Fellowship Program

Certificate in Urban Agriculture
Earn a Certificate in Urban Agriculture! Tricycle Urban Ag is pleased to accept applications for the 2018 Urban Agriculture Fellowship Program now through January 26th, 2018
 
Grow Food – Grow Change: Enter the Field of Urban Ag and Earn a Certificate in Urban Agriculture 
recognized by USDA-National Resources Conservation Service

Gain experience in Sustainable Agriculture Skills and Practices on Urban Farm Sites alongside Tricycle farm staff

Engage with Our Local Community

Network with Local Farmers, Food System Leaders & Subject Matter Experts

Learn Hands-on and in the Classroom

 

Tricycle Urban Agriculture Fellowship

March 5th – December 14th, 2018 – 20 hours a week

Full scholarships for tuition & fees for 2018 Cohort provided by Bon Secours

Tricycle’s Certificate in Urban Agriculture is the result of an innovative collaboration with the USDA-National Resources Conservation Service and Bon Secours. Offered within Tricycle’s 10-month Urban Agriculture Fellowship, participants spend 20 hours a week in the classroom, on farm sites, field trips, or participating in Tricycle mission programs. Together, the Certificate and Fellowship program form a learner-centered, transformational education experience.

 
If you are…
✣ Serious about taking the next step toward owning or working on an urban farm.
✣ Have a passion for working toward a healthy, vibrant and sustainable local food system.
✣ Want to learn sustainable growing practices that regenerate our natural resources. ✣ Individuals interested in a career in the green industry.
✣ Have a desire to learn through an intensive hands-on program. 
 
Applications are due by January 26th, 2018 and are available on our website. For more information, please email beth@tricycleurbanag.org or call 804-231-7767.
 

Want more information?

Join Tricycle staff to learn more about our farms and programs at the January Applicant Volunteer Opportunity & Info Session:

January 11th, 12-2pm @ RVA’s Urban Farm, 901 Bainbridge Street, Richmond 23224* 

January 11th, 2-3pm @ Brewer’s Cafe, 1125 Bainbridge St, Richmond 23224

*Volunteering on the farm is a great way to get to know Tricycle, our staff, our farm, and get a taste of the work you will do there as a Fellow. Come dressed for the weather and bring a water bottle.

https://youtu.be/6VcR2qSCzEA

 

Learn lots more about urban farming and gardening from beginningfarmers.org at http://www.beginningfarmers.org/urban-farming/

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