21 Acres School Announces New Spring Courses Core Programs in Growing, Eating and Living Series
The 21 Acres School is dedicated to teaching people how to grow, eat and live sustainably. The non-profit school offers continuing education classes that focus on principles of sustainable agriculture including those related to not only food and food systems, but also home energy and water conservation, tools for local economic development, and quality of life improvements for our community.
The 21 Acres School offers both multi-day series courses and individual elective classes in three key areas, Growing, Eating and Living. Faculty members are recognized as experts in diverse issues related to sustainability. Courses are designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter. Elective classes are offered on an individual basis and are designed to provide an introduction to topics. Courses take place in the new green-built Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living located at 13701 NE 171st in Woodinville.
Core courses and classes for spring include:
- Solar Home Design and Applications; six Tuesdays, May 8 to June 12. (postponed)
- Taking Control of Toxics: What You Can Do to Lower Your Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals; four Thursdays, May 3 to May 24. (postponed)
- Backyard Farming 1; five Tuesdays, May 15 to June 12.
- Intro to Food Processing; one day class, May 30.
- Green and Energy Star Appraising for Real Estate Agents; Thursday, June 14.
- Iris - A Flower for All Seasons; Saturday, June 16.
- JUST ANNOUNCED -- Culinary Class Program, various times; on-going.
Some core courses require enrollment in the 21 Acres School. Registration fees vary per course/class. Discounts may apply. Interested students click here for enrollment and registration information.
The 21 Acres School offers a Sustainability Certificate Program. Courses and classes are eligible for continuing education units (CEUs).