Urban agriculture
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Urban agriculture

Target Hunger Urban Farm in Houston, TX
Image by Christian Malsatzki

Target Hunger Urban Farm in Houston, TX

Row cropping peanuts in raised beds
Image by Christian Malsatzki

Row cropping peanuts in raised beds

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Urban Agriculture Workshop

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Are you a considering urban/small acreage agriculture as a source of income or a new food source?  Join CCEUC educator, Christian Malsatzki, for a look at urban agriculture.

Christian will cover a broad range of topics that those considering, or just getting into, the practice will find useful as they move forward with their plans.

Discussion areas will include:

  • What is urban ag?
  • NY agriculture tax exemption
  • Urban ag practices and considerations
  • Common practices
  • Food or profit
  • Diversified farming
  • Urban ag without the land
  • Niche markets  

Registration is $10 per person.  Walk-ins are welcome but space is limited to 30 participants - register ahead to reserve your seat!  Registration deadline May 19.  Two ways to register:

For more information or help registering, contact Carrie at 845-340-3990 x311 or email cad266@cornell.edu.  If you have questions about the class, contact Christian at 845-340-3990 x316 or email cpm78@cornell.edu.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County provides equal program and employment opportunities. Contact our office at 845-340-3990 if you have any special needs.

Fee

$10/person

Contact

Carrie Anne Doyle
Program Asst. - Commercial Agriculture and Community Horticulture
cad266@cornell.edu
(845) 340-3990 x311

Location

CCE Ulster County
232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza)
Kingston, New York 12401