Teaching Houstonians to grow.



Every year, Urban Harvest conducts approximately 50-60 classes on a variety of subjects ranging from caring for fruit trees 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 2018 classes are listed chronologically on our Classes Calendar.

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2019 January - May Classes Schedule:

Click here to view our Winter and Spring Classes. Please don't let financial constraints keep you from taking our class series, inquire about our discounts and payment plans by contacting our adult education dept.




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The Edible Academy: Cultivating the Outdoor Classroom
This three-day workshop will provide classroom educators, parents and garden coordinators with hands-on experience that will help you use your Outdoor Classroom as an exciting educational tool! Explore lessons in gardening and basic cooking techniques that support TEKS objectives in earth science, s...

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center 06/19/2018 to 06/21/2018 8:00am to 3:00pm
Edible Academy: Lead, Share, Grow!
This 3-hour workshop will provide classroom teachers, parents, community volunteers and garden coordinators with hands-on experience that will help you use your Outdoor Classroom as an exciting educational tool. Explore lessons in gardening and culinary arts that support TEKS objectives in the core ...

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center PVA 10/13/2018 9:00am to 12:00pm
Gardening 101 for Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom Workshop
In this 3 hour workshop, participants will learn gardening basics and garden nutrition education. The first half includes gardening 101 with hands-on planting demonstrations and tips for growing vegetables. Chef Nadia Ahmed of the Green Roots Kitchen will provide a cooking lesson featuring a delicio...

Blackshear Elementary 10/27/2018 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop
There are many reasons for starting a community garden: creating a strong sense of community and stewardship; developing a community’s identity and spirit; providing a space for communities to grow safe, nutritious food; empowering communities with the knowledge to grow their own food and offering e...

University of Houston, Downtown, Room A625 12/01/2018 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
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What people are saying:


"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


>Thur. Jan. 10 (10-Thurs. class series 1/19-5/16)

Growing Organic Vegetables Series

>Sat. Jan. 12

Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces (HMNS*)

>Sat. Jan. 19 (3 class series, 1/19, 1/26, 2/16)

Fruit Tree Training and Pruning Series

>Sun. Jan. 20

Sustainable Living Through Permaculture #1


*class ticket allows you to tour museum's permanent exhibits


View our CLASSES CALENDAR for additional classes.