UrbanFarming@Y6

An urban farming programme has taken root in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) as the Campus Sustainability Committee and Campus Sustainability Office jointly launch the "UrbanFarming@Y6" programme on Hung Hom main campus to encourage sustainable living. The programme offers many benefits to participants who want to experience and learn organic farming practices. It demonstrates the possibilities of growing food crops on campus and enhances social interaction.

Phase 9

  • Farm location: 6/F, Block Y

  • Period: 03/11/2018 - 12/02/2019

  • Quota: 20 people by drawing lots

  • Language: English supplemented by Cantonese terms when appropriate

  • Fee: Free of Charge

  • Deposit: HK$ 400 will be collected per person (Subject to fulfillment of 4 workshops attendance requirement (including the compulsory session), and in compliance with all guidelines/Terms and Conditions, the deposit will be refunded to the participants.)

  • Workshop Schedule:

  • Date
    Time
    Venue
    *03/11/2018 (Sat)
    COMPULSORY
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Y602
    15/11/2018 (Thu)
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Y521
    29/11/2018 (Thu)
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Y521
    13/12/2018 (Thu)
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Y402
    03/01/2019 (Thu)
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Y602

*This is a compulsory session in which all participants will work together with the organizer in revitalizing planter boxes, soil and compost mixing, etc.

  • Online Application: Click here (Application starts on 08/10/2018) 

  • Deadline: 15/10/2018 5:30pm

 

Important Dates: 

  • Date Events
    15/10/2018 (Mon) by 5:30pm Apply through completing the online application form
    16/10/2018 (Tue) by 5:30pm Successful applicants will be notified by email
    19/10/2018 (Fri) by 5:30pm

    Submit the deposit (by crossed cheque)

    (Location: Campus Sustainability Office at Z502)
     
  • For any enquiries about this programme, please contact Miss Hazel Chan at 3400 8403 or Mr. Simon Lee at 3400 8385 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please follow our updates on website or Facebook and to check if there is any official announcement in relation to the programme. 

 

UrbanFarming@Y6 begins its phase 9

 

UrbanFarming@Y6 programme past activities

Phase
Details
Phase 8 
(Intermediate Course)
Period: 9 Jun 2018 – 14 Sep 2018
Poster: Click here
Notes to Applicants: Click here
Phase 7
Period: 2 Feb 2018 – 25 May 2018
Poster: Click here
Notes to Applicants: Click here
Phase 6
Period: 23 Sep 2017 – 6 Jan 2018
Poster: Click here
Notes to Applicants: Click here
Phase 5
Period: 20 May– 1 Sep 2017
Poster: Click here
Notes to Applicants: Click here
Phase 4
Period: 4 Feb – 10 Apr 2017
Poster: Click here
Notes to Applicants: Click here
Phase 3
Period: 13 Oct – 16 Dec 2016
Poster: Click here
Notes to Applicants: Click here
 
News and Reportage:
Phase 2
Period: 9 Jul - 1 Sep 2016
Poster: Click here
Notes to Applicants: Click here
 
News and Reportage:
Phase 1
Period: 16 Nov - 31 Dec 2015
Poster (Chinese version only): Click here
Notes to Applicants (Chinese version only): Click here
 
News and Reportage