Urban Farmer course set

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Purdue Extension – Allen County is hosting the new Urban Agriculture Certificate Program starting 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 11, at the office at 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. This yearlong program will feature 13 classroom sessions from through April 7, 2018, and four farm tours during the growing season.

Program fees are $350 per person and certificates are awarded to those completing all course requirements. More information and registration is located at http://www.digitaleducation.purdue.edu/urbanagfw.

Participants will learn about urban agriculture issues, vegetable production, business planning and develop a usable farm plan. The program will include online coursework with interactive, hands-on classroom session and field trips.