Sustainable Local Foods Farming Certificate
JWCC’s new Sustainable Local Foods Farming program provides courses and hands-on training in sustainable fruit and vegetable production, entrepreneurship, and marketing.
Students gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to be successful agricultural entrepreneurs in this emerging industry.
Hands-on courses are taught at JWCC’s demonstration market garden, located on the Quincy campus.
The three-term sequence (fall, spring, and summer terms) includes:
- Fall/Spring/Summer Vegetable & Small Fruit Production
- Agricultural Entrepreneurship
- Pest Management
- Soil Management
- Marketing Horticultural Crops
- Greenhouse Production
Information on gainful employment opportunities upon completion of a program of study is available by clicking here.