12/20/2008 01:52 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Daley College To Launch Urban Agriculture Course

A new urban agriculture program in the works at Daley College's West Side Technical Institute could put the City Colleges of Chicago on the leading edge of a movement to grow more produce in cities.

Working with the Chicago Botanic Garden, students in the program would get six months of hands-on training in greenhouse agriculture, followed by a three-month paid internship in the field, says Patsy Benveniste, a vice president at the botanic garden.

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