TRAINING

Whether you are thinking about starting your own home garden, have acquired land for an urban agriculture project, or are interested in signing up for a plot at a community garden, there is a wide range of training opportunities offered by Chicago region organizations throughout the year.

Be sure to also check out the AUA Resource Guide for online resources that are specific to growing food in the Chicago region.

If you are offering a training opportunity that you would like added to the list, please send a link with the information to info@auachicago.org.

Upcoming Opportunities | Spring/Summer 2019

Angelic Organic Learning Center organizes field days focusing on the core themes of soils, plants, animals, and people

KAM Isaiah Israel Farm & Food Forest School meets Sundays from July-August with outdoor, project based, and classroom learning  in areas from food justice, to plant breeding, to water conservation.

Windy City Harvest offers one-day intensive workshops for the small-scale urban farmer or gardener

Urban Growers Collective offers agriculture, small business development, and equity building workshops

University of Massachusetts hosts an online course on modern-day urban agriculture, including production methods and social, economic, environmental, and policy dimensions of urban farming