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. 

  2023 Applications are Open Until January 11, 2023

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

  • Urban Agriculture


                 Crop Selection

                 Food Safety

  • Small Business Development
                Developing a Plan
                Market Research
                Business Structures
  • Direct Marketing
              Farmers’ Markets
              Community Supported Agriculture