Edmonds Community College

Source: Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory

Edmonds Community College offers three certificates in Urban Agriculture and is developing an A.A.S. degree in Sustainable Urban Agriculture. "Study and practice fundamental and emerging sustainability approaches to urban agriculture - such as agroecology and soil and plant sciences; site designing and planning; growing diverse food crops in urban and suburban environments; and operating vertical, rooftop, hydroponic, and aquaponic systems."

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This 28-credit certificate focuses expertise needed "to assess, design, operate, and manage agriculture systems appropriate for urban environments - including vertical, rooftop, hydroponic, and aquaponic systems. This certificate may be combined with the Urban Agriculture: Crop Production certificate to complete the 41.5 credit Urban Agriculture Systems certificate."

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This 28-credit certificate focuses expertise needed "to cultivate urban food crops for year-round organic production and seasonal harvests in the maritime climate of the Puget Sound bioregion. This certificate may be combined with the Urban Agriculture: Whole Systems certificate to complete the 41-credit Urban Agriculture Systems certificate."

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This 41.5-credit "certificate provides a theoretical foundation in urban agriculture through the study of sustainability principles, ecology in agricultural systems, and plant and soil sciences. There is also a combined focus on the knowledge, skills, and techniques in urban crop production and whole systems. " It requires a crop production specialty component in cultivating urban food crops for year-round organic production and a whole systems specialty component on the design, operation and management of systems in urban environments.

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