This course is an introduction to carpentry techniques and materials used in constructing items needed in sustainable farming and landscaping. Students will have hands-on class activities designing and constructing various trellis styles for crop production, frames for compost bins, gates, chicken coops, rabbit pens, benches and tables along with other items needed in farming.
Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
This course will provide students with a clearer perspective on the principles, history and practices of sustainable agriculture in our local and global communities. Students will be introduced to the economic, environmental, and social impact of agriculture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the principles of sustainable agriculture as they relate to basic production practices.