Sustainable Local Foods Farming Certificate

Sustainble Local Food Farming Certificate Brochure

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.