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Designing a Backyard Homestead

STOCKSCH 119

This course explores home-scale food production systems with a focus on permaculture, intensive mini-farming and integrated homesteading. The course integrates both research and practical applications to create home-scale food systems that have the resiliency of natural ecosystems. The essential components of diverse garden systems will be discussed in detail, including edible ecosystem gardens, soil fertility, orchard systems, water management, tools and techniques and planting strategies.

Fall 2018

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Base cost: $1446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Class Fee: $
Materials fee may apply. See SPIRE for details
  • Start date: September 4, 2018
  • End date: December 12, 2018
  • Last day to add: September 17, 2018
  • Last day to drop: September 17, 2018
  • Last day to withdraw: October 30, 2018
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