Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture

Registration Eligibility
No limitations.
Start Date
09/25/2018
End Date
09/25/2018
Description
This course discusses multiple approaches to growing food on rooftops through design and maintenance principles, and case studies drawn from across North America.
Location
Brooklyn, NY
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
3.50
Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes:

- Learn about the diversity of physical applications of urban agriculture and the growing technologies that apply.
- Learn about the social, environmental and economic benefits of urban agriculture and rooftop farming.
- Learn about the governance, personnel and economic options for implementing urban agriculture and rooftop farming systems and operations.
- Learn about the conditions that lead to a successful urban agriculture project.
- Be equipped with strategies for overcoming common challenges associated with developing an urban agriculture/rooftop farming project.
- Learn basic installation and maintenance principles.
Instructors
ArleneThroness, Urban Farm Manager, Ryerson Rooftop Urban Farm
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Course Codes
Provider
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


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