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Re: Masters in Community Gardening for Valerie

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Masters in Community Gardening for Valerie
  • From: David King <greenman@ucla.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 10:47:49 -0800

Look at the programs offered at UC Santa Cruz (or UCSC Extension).....

dk


11/27/01 10:46:10 AM, Sharon Gordon <gordonse@one.net> wrote:

>I would go to a place that would let you put together an interdisciplinary 
>degree
>composed of the following courses, workshops, and internships:
>
>***Courses***
>Landscape Design/Architecture including info on land design for water catching
>Greenhouse Design and Basic Growing
>Ethnic Foods, How to Grow and Cook; with Intro to Agricultural Experiments
>          with associated garden and greenhouse lab work
>Intro to Nutrition and Culturally appropriate foods
>Commercial Cooking and certification
>Intro to Chicken Tractors and Poultry Care
>Urban/Suburban/Rural Planning
>Basic Parks and Recreation Design including organization of large community 
>events
>Use and construction with Natural Building Materials with Hands On Labs
>Intro to Politics, Advocacy, and Land Use Law
>Marketing, Selling,  and Psychology to Facilitate Group Dynamics and Build 
>Relationships
>Intro to Planning/Design/Development of Community Social Work Projects
>Grant Writing, Budgeting, and Basic Accounting
>Spanish 101, 102
>An Asian Language 101
>Recent Refuge Language 101
>
>***Workshops***
>Grow Biointensive 3 day work shop and 5 day teacher's workshop
>      http://www.growbiointensive.org or http://www.bountifulgardens.org
>Permaculture Design Course http:www.permacultureactivist.net
>As many as you can take at National and International Community Garden 
>Conferences
>Compost building
>Water catching devices
>Seed Saving and Preservation of Heirloom Varieties
>
>***Internships***
>University of Santa Cruz Intensive Gardening Internship
>     http://zzyx.ucsc.edu/casfs/index.html
>     http://zzyx.ucsc.edu/casfs/training/index.html
>     a chance to talk with Albie Miles and read the results of his garden
>      and nutrition experiment while you are there
>Aprovecho Appropriate Technology
>     http://www.efn.org/~apro/intern.html
>Assistant community garden manager at some place pretty complex
>Assistant in a Soup Kitchen or Kids Cafe, preferably one associated with
>      a Community Garden
>Directed Permaculture Design of Community Garden Sites
>
>
>Sharon
>gordonse@one.net
>
>
>
>
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