Rooftop Republic Academy

Raising a new generation of urban farmers

Carve out a career in urban farming

Gain knowledge of our urban farm management model

Grow the service-based urban farming eco-system

Fall Programme 2019

Sept-Nov Programme

(English)

Oct-Dec Programme

(Cantonese)

About the Academy

The Rooftop Republic Academy seeks to professionalise and build the nascent urban farming sector in Hong Kong by providing comprehensive and hands-on urban farming training programmes to nurture a new generation of farmers.

 

The Academy has a strong social mandate and aims to provide capacity building and employment opportunities in urban farming-related sectors to some of the most vulnerable communities in society.

 

More broadly, the Academy invites the general public to join the programme and learn about the multiple benefits and applications of urban farming in creating a movement around sustainable and healthy living. 

Academy Collaborating Partners:

BEC Colour Logo horizontal_4C.png
DBS Foundation_E2_4C RGB.png

Our Training Programme

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the role and potential of urban farming in Hong Kong.

  • Understand the environmental, socio-economic and health benefits brought by urban farming.

  • Learn about the basic principles of organic farming and how they can be applied to an urban context like Hong Kong.

  • Learn basic knowledge and hands on experience to start and manage an urban farm.

  • Get inspiration to embark on the urban farming journey!

Programme Outcome

  • Be prepared to start and/or manage an urban farm, educational garden project or to work in urban farming and food advocacy issues. Become an instructor for urban farming workshops, activities and events.

  • Be prepared to take on further studies and training programmes to deepen your technical skills, knowledge and understanding of urban farming.

  • Establish connections to local urban farming networks, job opportunities, events, and organisations.

© 2019 Rooftop Republic Co. Limited