Urban Agriculture is an inquiry-oriented course involving principles and concepts concerning the cultivation and production of food for human consumption. An ecosystem-based approach will address the core areas of soil science, horticulture, nutrition, water management, equipment operation, integrated pest management, harvest and storage techniques, and sustainable development.
This course will address the proper use of fundamental science tools as well as develop strong research skills and analysis. In addition, it will support content in the social science topics of demographics and distribution, as it relates to food resources. This course will align with competencies required for a culminating Career and Technical Education certification in Urban Agriculture as outlined by the Colorado Community College Common Course Numbering system