In this hands-on, field-based course, student will explore the basic concepts and practices of sustainable farming. Topics include vegetable crop families, soil management, composting, organic weed, pest and disease control, propagation and planting and marketing techniques. The class format will consist of a combination of lectures and hands-on fieldwork. Concepts and skills taught will immediately be applied through participation in Catamount Educational Farm?s five acre vegetable operation that supplies produce to the community through a CSA, a farm stand and multiple wholesale accounts.
Mimi Arnstein ()
Dates: July 14 - August 8, 2014; SUMMER ACADEMY COURSE; July 14 - July 25 On Campus MTWR 9:00-3:30 PM; July 26 - August 8 for continued out of class work. Students must apply to Summer Academy to participate in this course; Available to students completing 10th & 11th grades; Not available to students who have graduated from high school; Residential and commuter options; VT students can use their dual enrollment voucher;Students need to apply and a guidance counselor needs to supply a brief recommendation and GPA via an online form here https://learn.uvm.edu/apply/summer-academy/; April 15 priority application deadline; Continuing Education Deans Office Permission Only, please contact 802-656-2085
Course runs from to
Terrill-Home Ec 207 (View Campus Map)
to on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Location In Vt Or Out Of State (View Campus Map)
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|NR 085 Z3||Natural Resources: Sustainable Landscape Ecology||to||Mon|
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|PSS 156 BU1||Plant & Soil Science: Permaculture||to||N/A||See Notes||3||60035|
|PSS 195 BU2||Plant & Soil Science: Permaculture Practicum||to||N/A||See Notes||2||60791|
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