Course DescriptionThere are many different types of urban agriculture. How are such types practiced in different contexts by different people? This course will feature multiple forms of urban agriculture, serving multiple functions. The motivation and methods employed to develop these different types will be explored. Entrepreneurial approaches will be emphasized, including social enterprises. Specific lenses will be applied, including gender and sustainability. Course modules will incorporate business planning and managing community relations.
This course has been developed in partnership with the RUAF Foundation in the Netherlands.