Sign-up today to join over 5 million learners already on ALISON:
Introduction to Growing Organic Food Sustainably
Growing your own organic food in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner is becoming a very popular activity. However, many people hesitate at growing vegetables as they are uncertain how they should start and of the kind of work that is needed.
To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.
Learning outcomes: - Learn how to grow vegetables from a large variety of family types; - Learn how to maintain a vegetable plot; - Learn how to test and improve soil; - Learn how make compost;
|Module 1: Growing Vegetables - Part 1|
|Module 2: Growing Vegetables - Part 2|
|Module 3: Growing Vegetables - Part 3|
|Module 4: Maintaining Your Vegetables|
|Module 5: Advice about Growing Vegetables|
|Module 6: Growing Organic Food Assessment|
|Course Rating (By Learners)|
|Course Title||Introduction to Growing Organic Food Sustainably|
|Course Publisher||Grow It Yourself|
|Course Description||Growing your own organic food in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner is becoming a very popular activity. However, many people hesitate at growing vegetables as they are uncertain how they should start and of the kind of work that is needed. This free online organic food course will introduce you to all aspects of growing garden vegetables in an organic and sustainable manner. The course will give you a thorough knowledge and understanding of how to grow a large variety of vegetables such as carrots, cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, leeks and many others. You will also learn about maintaining your garden vegetable plot, how to test and improve soil, make compost, create a raised bed, sow seeds and implement crop rotation. This free online organic food course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to grow their own food in an organic and sustainable manner but would like to follow the advice and guidance of organic experts.
|Release Date||19 October 2012|
|Course Duration (Avg Learner)||2-3 Hours|
|Age appropriateness||16+ Years|
|Minimum Grade/Class Level||Post-Secondary|
|Case Study||We are currently seeking case studies for this course. Click here to Submit One|
|Course Advisor||We are currently seeking subject experts regarding this course. Click here to become a volunteer subject expert advisor|