Market Gardener Training Program

Repeats every week every Thursday until Sun Apr 18 2021.
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location:
zoom
Contact email:
Contact name:
Maggie Rivera
Contact phone:
330-599-7710

The Market Gardener Training Program (MGTP) is a training program offered by Ohio State University Extension’s Urban Agriculture Program in Cuyahoga County.  This ten-week program provides a foundation for urban agriculture and small business development to prepare participants to start their own enterprises growing produce and other agricultural products for the market. Classes will meet Thursday evenings, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm, February 4th through April 8th. (Classes will be held online, unless otherwise notified).

In this training, participants will gain a strong foundation in:

  • Urban Agriculture

                 Soils/Nutrients

                 Crop Selection

                 Food Safety

  • Small Business Development

                Developing a Plan

                Market Research

                Business Structures

  • Direct Marketing

              Farmers’ Markets

              Restaurants

              Community Supported Agriculture

Applications for 2021 are closed.