Join Instructor Mason Trappio to gain an understanding of how climate change affects the urban farmer and the growth of new crops.
About this Event
This course informs the urban and peri-urban farmer about how climate change affects them and provides strategies for how to successfully adapt.
Length of Course: 1 hour
July 9, 2020
July 23, 2020
August 6, 2020
August 20, 2020
Course Fees: Free
Our growing environments are affected, to varying degrees, by climate change. Increased temperatures, greenhouse emissions, and insect populations all challenge our farming operations. In this course, you will gain an understanding of how climate change affects the urban farmer, and new crops to grow in this New Normal.
Credentials Earned: This a noncredit stand-alone course.
What You Will Learn:
– How climate change can impact farming operations
– How to use cover crops to mitigate climate change
– How to use climate-smart crops in the face of climate change
Who should participate? Anyone can participate
Registration Information: TBA
Course Instructor: Mason Trappio
For further information about the course, please contact course instructor Mason Trappio directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Director of the Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education, Che Axum, directly at email@example.com.