Urban Grower Boot Camp

The Urban Grower Boot Camp Program is a four consecutive weekend program, wherein participants learn practical urban farming and agriculture techniques. Our experiential curriculum can help anyone learn to grow using natural, organic and environmentally-safe methods. Having this knowledge is an important aspect of food security and self-sufficiency to help people, their families, and communities, to eat and live consciously. The Truly Living Well model employs natural and sustainable production methods that deliver high quality food, enhance the environment and improve health. Program  is designed to accommodate working adults and students.

Successful completion of the training program enables students to begin urban agriculture gardens or projects. 


Students will learn…

  • Garden design and management
  • Composting for all levels
  • Growing according to the season
  • Organic farming methods
  • Advanced gardening techniques
  • Spiritual agriculture
  • Plants and planting on an urban farm
  • Irrigation techniques
  • Business agricultural acumen
  • and more!!

How will you learn?

The hands-on urban agriculture training received on our sites will contain…
  • Interaction and  instruction from master urban agriculturalists. 
  • Readings
  • Take home assignments
  • Tours of various urban Atlanta farms
  • Final project

Program Dates:

Spring 2017 Classes
  • April 14th –  May 16th (Off for the last weekend of April 28th -30th)

Application deadline for Spring Session is April 7th!


Program Time Frame:

The program is held over consecutive weekends:
four (4) Friday class sessions (6-9 PM),
four (4) Saturday farm sessions (8 AM – 2 PM)
four (4) Sunday farm sessions (8 AM – 2 PM)

Program Cost:

  • Curriculum and Materials (booklets, handouts, certificates, etc.)
  • Transportation
  • Tool/Equipment usage
  • Urban Ag Trainer
  • Administration fees
  • Graduation Ceremony
Download Application:  urban-grwr-boot-camp-app-jan-2017
          Download Scholarship Application: tlw-urban-grower-scholarship-app
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