Thinking about growing your own food? Want to learn how to make a killer flower arrangement? Taking that first step toward your dream local food business?
Brooklyn's own Kingsborough Community College has an urban farm in partnership with Project Eats. At one year old, the farm has 27 4'x40' raised beds, a hoop house, and a composting operation. Come check it out for free during their open volunteer days, Wednesdays 3:30-5:30.
Anyone can register for (affordable) Continuing Education classes for spring and early summer. Classes include urban gardening, flower production, and small local food business, taught by some of the borough's foremost food & farming experts, including Nicole Taylor of foodculturist.com and Molly Culver of bkfarmyards.org.
Call 718-368- 5051 or click here to register.
Course schedule (see flyer here for descriptions)
Urban Farming: Spring - Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 8-June 14, 4-8PM
Feed Brooklyn: Exploring & Creating Micro Food Businesses - Tuesdays, June 5-June 26, 6-8PM
Flower Farming for Production - Saturdays, June 16 & 23, 10-3pm