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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Applications Now Being Accepted!

The City of Tallahassee has partnered with TCC's Wakulla Environmental Institute and FAMU's Small Business Development Center 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 Tallahassee residents are welcome to apply, but space is limited. Eligible participants will be contacted by the training program coordinator.

Courses will run from August 27, 2021 through November 12, 2021. (excluding holidays and campus closure during the Mid-year Break).

For more infromation, please visit: https://talgov.com/sustainability/cityfarm.aspx 

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

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COMING SOON!

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