Enroll now for Sustainable Agriculture Courses at LCCC
Those who enjoy gardening and fresh food may be interested in a earning a credential in the expanding field of sustainable agriculture. Lorain County Community College offers a short-term certificate in sustainable agriculture and fall semester courses begin Monday, August 27, 2012.
Available courses include Fall Crop Production, Soil Management and Conservation, Introduction to Interior Landscaping and World Views to Support Sustainable Agriculture. Some courses include travel time to off-campus sites.
LCCC’s Sustainable Agriculture program is the first of its kind in Ohio. Students gain hands-on experience in careers in agriculture and food systems and learn key sustainability and land stewardship skills.
This program is in collaboration with the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute and the George Jones Farm, a program of the New Agrarian Center, in Oberlin. Students can enroll with the University Partnership Center for the OSU/ATI course, Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture.
For more information about the program, visit www.lorainccc.edu/sustain or contact Ruby Beil, SAGR Program Coordinator, at (440) 366-7222 or at [email protected].