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Farm School
18 Reasons
San Francisco, CA
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Announcing Farm School 2013! 18 Reasons and the Bi-Rite Farm are delighted to offer the opportunity to get your hands dirty during this ten session immersion course held May through September 2013.

Farm School is geared for adults who want to learn about the life, economics, and labor of small scale organic farming.  The course includes five lectures at 18 Reasons and five farming days at the Bi-Rite Farm and Sonoma Garden Park in Sonoma. The lectures will take you through the logistics and business of starting a rural or urban farm, and the farm sessions will put you on-site digging, planting, weeding and harvesting.  

While not a comprehensive how-to-start-a-farm class, farm school is perfect for people interested in the politics and practicalities of small scale organic farming in the Bay Area, and who are willing to get their hands dirty and learn a lot!

Simon Richards, Bi-Rite Market's farmer and head produce buyer will co-lead the farming days with Hannah Shulman, garden and farming teacher. Guest lectures include Andy Griffin from Mariquita Farm, Darryl Wong, from Freewheelin Farm, educators from Sonoma Garden Park and more!

$375-$500 sliding scale.
Please pay what you are able.
If you would like to set up a payment plan, please contact Rosie at rosie@18reasons.org

Class size limited to twenty.

Dates, Times, and Locations:
To qualify you must be able to attend all ten sessions.
Wednesday lectures are 6:30-9PM at 18 Reasons.
Saturday farm days are 8:00AM-3PM at Bi-Rite Farm.

May 15+18
June 19+22
July 17+20
August 21+24
September 18+21

Transportation and food
18 Reasons will help organize carpooling logistics but will not offer transportation to Sonoma.  Students are responsible for their own food and water. We will provide light snacks on farming days.

This promises to be a extremely fun and in-depth introduction to farming!
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18 Reasons (View)
3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States


Education > Classes
Food > Markets & Farms

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: 18 Reasons
On BPT Since: Nov 20, 2008
18 Reasons

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