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Introduction to Urban Agriculture: Vertical Farming (Part 1 of 4)

When: February 15, 2024

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service — 1702 S. Holland Pkwy Bartow, FL 33830

Introduction to Urban Agriculture is a series of workshops where UF/IFAS instructors will provide science-based information on different methods by which farmers and homeowners can grow crops in urban settings and small spaces, what crops are suitable for these systems and how you can implement these methods into your operations.

Vertical farming is part 1 of the series and it will concentrate on the methods of growing crops in stack layers using lectures and demonstrations of vertical towers.


  • Luis O. Rodriguez, UF/IFAS Small Farms and Pesticide Education Agent, Polk County
  • Julie Schelb, UF/IFAS FFL Coordinator, Polk County

General Admission: $5.00

To register, or for more information about the Introduction to Urban Agriculture series, visit the Eventbrite page.

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