Organic Farming 101


Jan 27, 2014 to Mar 31, 2014
06:00 PM until 08:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.


Course Coordinator: Professor Jacquelyn Zita, Farm Manager at the Women’s Environmental Institute 
Tuition: $250 
Monday evenings: 6:00-8:30, Jan. 27- March 31
Location: 400 Ford Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 
Level: college level adult education 

No plot of land is too small. What you need to know. This 10-week course is designed to grow organic farmers and the knowledge needed for whole farm planning and management using the principles and practices of organic agro-ecological farming. The class will provide students an opportunity to design your own organic farm or garden (for this year or in the future), develop the knowledge you need to organic farm or garden management, and create a business and farm management plan for a full farming season. The class is coordinated by Professor Jacquelyn Zita, farm manager for the Women’s Environmental Institute, and may include a select number of other farmers, certifiers, and professors as guest speakers. 




View map 400 Ford Hall, University of Minnesota
224 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN

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Women's Environmental Institute



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Jacquelyn Zita

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