Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture

Registration Eligibility
No Prerequisite Required
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
New York City
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.50
Learning Outcomes
• The diversity of physical applications of urban agriculture and the growing technologies that apply
• The social, environmental and economic benefits of urban agriculture and rooftop farming
• The governance, personnel and economic options for implementing urban agriculture and rooftop farming systems and operations
• The conditions that lead to a successful urban agriculture project
• Strategies for overcoming common challenges associated with developing an urban agriculture/rooftop farming project
• Basic installation and maintenance principles
Instructors
Arlene Throness, Urban Farm Manager, Ryerson University
Website Registration
Course Codes
CA18RUA
Provider
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


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