Desert Food Production (Certificate)

The certificate program in desert food production equips students interested in producing foods locally with the knowledge and skills necessary to grow edible plants and to navigate the challenges unique to desert climates. Coursework in the program emphasizes organic food production, sustainable horticultural technologies, green waste reduction, water conservation, maintaining biodiversity and biological cycles, and enhancing soil quality. Students will gain marketable skills that will enable them to participate in the growing trend of producing and supporting the consumption of local foods.

Degree offered

Desert Food Production (Certificate)
Integrative Sciences and Arts, College of


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