SFS Course 2: Sustainable Farming and Urban Agriculture

This course is part of the Sustainable Food Systems Certificate. Click here to view the full certificate.

Course 2: Sustainable Farming and Urban Agriculture

Continue on your Sustainable Food Systems journey, by gaining an understanding of the key principles and scientific concepts of Sustainable Farming and Urban Agriculture in Course 2, while exploring best practices and production technologies used by sustainable farmers within today’s agricultural ecosystems. Examine several sustainable models of social ways to organize agriculture, from community and school gardens, to rooftop and edible landscape projects, to Community Supported Agriculture farms. As the Course draws to a close, you will begin to consider the different ways that agriculture can be practiced in unusual places and seasons.