Agriculture

Agriculture

Plants growing in greenhousePrograms include a variety of agricultural professional training. Our classes are designed to train experienced and unexperienced farmers in a variety of fields including horticulture, small plot farming and smart farming.

Urban Farming and Entrepeneurship Training

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Registration is Now Open!

The City of Tallahassee has partnered with TCC's Wakulla Environmental Institute to launch the Urban Farming and Entrepreneurship Training Program to offer a 12-week small-plot farming and entrepreneurship training program. Participants will learn how to start and operate a small-farm business. Instruction will include online classes paired with hands-on demonstrations and learning opportunities.

Course work covers growing methods, crop management, marketing, business financing, sustainability, and more. Live instruction will take place at Tallahassee local urban farms and at the Wakulla Environmental Institute (transportation can be provided). Virtual coursework will be conducted on ZOOM (access assistance can be provided).

All are welcome to register and Tallahassee residents may be eligible for sponsorship by the City of TLH, but space is limited. Eligible participants will be contacted by the training program coordinator.

Courses will run from February 18, 2022 through May 14, 2022. (excluding campus closure during Spring Break).

Tallahassee residents interested in applying for the scholarship, visit: https://talgov.com/sustainability/cityfarm.aspx 

You can also contact Sustainability@talgov.com if you have any questions about the scholarship.

 

To Register for this class, you musst first become a TCC student.

1. Click the yellow "APPLY NOW" button.

2. Create an account.

3. Choose the "Workforce Development Application" button to start a new application.

4. Academic Level = Lifelong Learning, Applicant Type = Non-Degree, Program of Study = Workforce Continuing Education, Anticipated Start Date = Spring 2022, Campus Location = Site 6 - Wakulla Environmental Institute (WEI).

5. Fill out your personal information and submit the application.

You will recieve your TCC Student information as an email once you have been admitted to TCC.

6. Sign in to Workday with your username and temporary password (accessible through https://www.tcc.fl.edu/about/resources/).

7. Complete the onboarding tasks in your inbox. 

8. Register for CWE 0002-4 (be sure to choose the correct session 2022).

 

If you should run into any issues during the application process please contact WEI at (850)558-3500 or wei@tcc.fl.edu.

 

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COMING SOON!

Students can expect training in precision agriculture using unmanned vehicle systems and other technologies.