High Tunnels

High Tunnels

2021 Course Offering

This course will review high tunnels (sometimes called hoop houses) and their many uses, values, and styles. It will include how to plan for choosing a site, construction, and basic maintenance of a high tunnel in harmony with the urban setting. This course is open to individuals in New York City with basic farming or gardening knowledge who are ready to take the next step in adding growing infrastructure to their urban garden or farm. This course is supported by USDA NRCS.

Thank you for your interest in taking High Tunnel Basics!

This course is currently over. Stay tuned for other offerings and workshops, as well as next year’s High Tunnels course.

Course Timeline:
August 30: Form opens 
September 13: Form closes 
September 17: Notification of Acceptance
October 4: Course Begins!

Course Dates:
Monday, October 4 | 6-8 pm (virtual)
Monday, October 11 | 6-8 pm (virtual)
Saturday, October 16 | 12-6 pm (in person)
Sunday,  October 17 | 10 am-5 pm (in person)
Monday, October 25 | 6-8 pm (virtual)
Sunday, October 31 | 10 am-2 pm (in person)
Monday, November 1 | 6-8 pm (virtual)


2021 GreenThumb GrowTogether workshop on The Highs and Lows of High and Low Tunnels: