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Urban Survival: Growing Food 101

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April 6th, 2024

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April 6th, 2024

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Urban Survival: Growing Food 101

Welcome to our Urban Survival Series, where we delve into the fundamental elements of sustainable gardening. In this course, our focus will be on

  • Food systems, geography, economics

  • Problem, solution, and methodology of Crop Swap LA

  • Plant science: fundamentals of growing food (examine parts of plants, phases, mechanics & human likeness)

  • Water recycling science: form, function, capabilities, movement, and retention

Ready to take control of your food source? Join our Urban Survival Series led by Jamiah Hargins, to gain practical insights and hands-on experience as we guide you and empower you with the skills to grow your own food. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, join us for a transformative learning experience that will unlock the secrets to fostering a thriving and sustainable garden.


Course Instructor

Led by Jamiah Hargins, founder and Executive Director of Crop Swap LA™ , this Urban Survival Course will give you the necessary knowledge to grow your own food TODAY.


Located in Leimert Park, CA

The course will be held at The Degnan Microfarm, Crop Swap LA™'s newest microfarm in Africa Town/Leimert Park on Saturday January 13th, 2024.



Successfully take  4 Urban Survival Courses and you'll be eligible to receive a Crop Swap LA™  Urban Grower Certificate.

Past Workshops


Save your spot today!

Outside of learning to read and write, learning how to grow your own food is the next most powerful and liberating thing you can learn.

Scholarships Available

To level the playing field for workshop students, scholarships to this course were made possible by the United States Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in support of urban agriculture and the People's Garden initiative. Scholarships Are Awarded In The Order They Are Received.

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