Duke Farms inspires visitors to become informed stewards of the land, through sustainable agricultural practices, renewable energy, ecological restoration and sustainable operations. Growing Power is a national nonprofit organization and land trust supporting people from diverse backgrounds, and the environments in which they live, by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food for people in all communities. CityFood Resources is a “triple bottom line” vertically integrated sustainable green business consulting firm and incubator focused on developing urban agricultural facilities, fostering traditional and urban farm relationships, infrastructure and logistics for local food, and economic development in the context of traditional and socially conscious investment. SIGN UP TODAY! 2015 Training Sessions: Workshop #1 June 6-7 Workshop #2 August 22-23 Workshop #3 September 12-13 Each Two-Day Workshop: $150 Email [email protected] to register. DIRECTIONS Duke Farms is located at 1112 Dukes Parkway West in Hillsborough, between Route 206 and Roycefield Road. Duke Farms 1112 Dukes Parkway West Hillsborough, NJ 08844 www.DukeFarms.org Find us on: Urban Agriculture Regional Training Center The Duke Farms Urban Agriculture Regional Training Center is a result of a partnership between Duke Farms, Growing Power, Inc. and CityFood. All three organizations are passionate about building community food resources: Growing Your Community Food System Workshops Growing Your Community Food System We are proud to partner with Will Allen and Growing Power to bring the Urban Agriculture Regional Training Center to Duke Farms in Hillsborough, New Jersey. We work with CityFood Resources, an L3C organization to reach urban community groups in Northeastern New Jersey to encourage individuals and organizations to apply to the training sessions. Workshops are intensive, hands-on trainings offering diverse groups and individuals the opportunity to learn, plan, and develop community food projects. Project participants leave the workshop with improved skills that they can take back into their communities and pass on to others. Composting & Vermiculture: Learn how to build compost systems and how to build and maintain a worm bin. Do you lead a group that is interested in urban agriculture? We encourage you to bring several members of your group or organization to these workshops if you are interested in multiple topics; this is especially helpful if you are a member of a training or outreach organization. These workshops put organizations, projects, and food producers in touch with each other to help to build collaborations and long-term, sustainable partnerships. Scholarships are available. Please contact [email protected] for more details. Micro-green Production: Learn how to mix soil, seed, harvest, wash and package sprouts and proven strategies to sell products. For more information on these workshops please visit: The workshops cover the following subjects: Mushrooms: Learn how to raise oyster mushrooms and other profitable varieties. dukefarms.org/rtc Hoop-house Construction: This workshop demonstrates how to erect a hoop house and discuss strategies for utilization. 2015 Training Sessions: Aquaponics: Learn how to build an aquaponics system and use it to fertilize a variety of crops and herbs. Community Project Planning: Develop the skills needed to plan your own community agriculture project. Workshop #1 June 6-7, 2015 Workshop #2 August 22-23, 2015 Workshop #3 September 12-13, 2015 Each Two-Day Workshop: $150 The workshop price includes continental breakfast, lunch on both days. Lodging is not included. Email [email protected] to register.
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