Teaching Houstonians to grow.

 

 

Every year, Urban Harvest conducts more than 100 classes on a variety of subjects ranging from canning vegetables to living sustainably through permaculture priniciples. Many of these satisfy continuing education requirements for certain professionals. Classes are offered at a variety of locations around the city, in classrooms and at garden sites. Many of our classes have size limits so register early to reserve your space and to ensure that you receive your electronic handout. Check here frequently for classes of interest to you. The classes are listed chronologically on our Classes Calendar.

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Basic Organic Vegetable Gardening (HMNS)
This is an introductory class to growing vegetables organically in Houston, with all of its climate challenges. Growing your own food can be rewarding in many ways---a healthy family activity, fresh air and exercise, as well as better food quality and lower food costs. In this class, you will learn ...

Non-member Price$45.00
Member Price$35.00
Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moran Conference Hall 10/01/2016 9:30am to 11:30am
Edible Landscapes (HMNS)
In making the most of our small spaces, it's a good idea to think about an edible landscape. This class will discuss the basics of good landscape design based on sound gardening principles and aesthetic beauty. Included will be instruction on how to design the basic components of the garden spa...

Non-member Price$40.00
Member Price$30.00
The Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moran Conference Hall 02/25/2017 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Basic Organic Vegetable Gardening
This is an introductory class to growing vegetables organically in Houston, with all of its climate challenges. Growing your own food can be rewarding in many ways---a healthy family activity, fresh air and exercise, as well as better food quality and lower food costs. In this class, you will learn ...

Non-member Price$40.00
Member Price$30.00
University of St. Thomas, Malloy Hall, Room 014 06/24/2017 9:30am to 11:30am
Square Foot Gardening
Square Foot Gardening is a simple method for planting seeds in a specific way in a raised bed garden. However, this class is designed for Houston's deluge/drought rainfall, heat and humidity; information not included on the internet when you read about square foot gardening. You will learn alte...

Non-member Price$40.00
Member Price$30.00
University of St. Thomas, Malloy Hall, Room 014 07/15/2017 9:30am to 11:30am
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"This class was very informative and the instructor as well as other Urban Harvest representatives were very welcoming."

Student from the Community Engagement class

 

"Everything was brand-new info for me since I am a beginner – I felt everything was very clear."

Student from Planning for the Fall Vegetable Garden class

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