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Farming 101: Introduction to Small-scale Regenerative Farming


  • Wild Willow Farm 2550 Sunset Avenue San Diego, CA, 92154 (map)

Now Enrolling: Fall Six Week Session
NEW DATES: September 30 to November 11
Field Labs Saturdays 9am to 4pm at Wild Willow Farm
Classes Wednesday 7pm to 9pm in central San Diego


Total Tuition: $700 (includes $100 enrollment fee)
EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT* of $50 if you enroll early.
Enrollment Fee is non-refundable and required for enrollment. Tuition includes textbook.
*Earlybird Enrollment Deadline: midnight September 16.

Wild Willow Farm's Farming 101: Introduction to Small-scale Regenerative Farming course offers students an introduction to techniques and strategies for small farming or agricultural advocacy, or to simply grow more of their own food.

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This six-week, two-day-per-week course is offered several times each year. With a horticultural and practical focus, students learn about soil fertility; tool use; till and no-till strategies; composting; sowing and transplanting; principles of irrigation; and pests, pathogens and beneficials. The last class is a discussion about building farm resiliency and a farm's relationship to many systems we must interact with: governmental, social, commercial, educational and regulatory. Classes are held in the South Park neighborhood of San Diego (near 30th and Juniper) on Wednesday evenings, with field classes and labs at Wild Willow Farm on Saturdays. This course is a prerequisite to becoming a Tier 1 Farming Student.

Apply for Farming 101 at the link below.

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