May 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023
Vertical Gardening – Sustainable Agriculture Courses
4-week courses to learn how to grow food sustainably in container gardens
The Sustainable Agriculture training course is a four-week program that will provide participants with the ability to set-up and work on vertical gardens in a indoor container garden. Training will include growing food, creating a food security project and learning how to farm. Participants will gain knowledge needed to grow food sustainably in northern climates.
This program is part of the Green Skills Academy run by Relay Education and is being delivered in partnership with Growcer. The courses are being offered in specific Indigenous communities in 2023. It is not currently open to the general public.
Where the vertical gardening courses are happening:
- Altario School in Altario, Alberta
- Yellowhead Tribal Council in Treaty Six territory, Alberta
- Churchill Northern Studies Centre in Churchill, Manitoba
- Nipissing First Nation, Ontario
Date are still to be confirmed. Interested in participating? Reach out to Jessica Wilson, Program Coordinator, for more information.