Urban Survival: Growing Food For A Community 101

Urban Survival Growing Food For A Community 101


July 6, 2024    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


The Degnan Microfarm
3753 Degnan Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90018, CA

Event Type

In the bustling environment of a big city, where most of our food arrives via shipping, it’s crucial to consider what happens during supply chain disruptions or when local grocery stores close. Additionally, the nutritional value of produce diminishes the longer it spends in transit.

Led by Jamiah Hargins, founder and Executive Director of Crop Swap LA, this Urban Survival Course offers essential skills to start growing your own food immediately. The course takes place at The Degnan Microfarm, Crop Swap LA’s latest addition located in Africa Town/Leimert Park.

Course Details:

Participants will learn practical techniques for urban agriculture, focusing on sustainable methods that can be implemented in city settings. From basic gardening skills to managing microfarms, the curriculum equips attendees with the knowledge to cultivate fresh produce locally.

Certification Opportunity:

Completing all four Urban Survival Courses qualifies participants for a prestigious Crop Swap LA Urban Grower Certificate. This recognition highlights their commitment to urban farming and community sustainability.

Additional Benefits:

The course includes a nutritious lunch provided by a hyper-local business, emphasizing support for community enterprises and showcasing the potential of locally sourced food.

Why Attend?

Join this course to empower yourself with the ability to grow healthy, fresh food within your urban environment. Gain insights from experts in sustainable agriculture and contribute to food resilience in your community. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to enhance your gardening skills, Urban Survival: Growing Food For A Community 101 offers practical knowledge and hands-on experience to help you thrive in an urban setting.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to become a more self-sufficient urban grower and make a positive impact on your local food ecosystem. Reserve your spot today and embark on your journey towards sustainable living with Crop Swap LA!

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