Training Courses

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International Development Courses

1. Empower people in your communities to change their lives,
2. Develop impact-oriented projects from the ground-up,
3. Use proven methods that produce sustainable results,
4. Attract donors, and
5. Collaborate with colleagues from the North and South.

OL 305: The Urban Garden for Family Food & Nutrition

How to Grow Food in the City.

We are offering our nonprofit course “The Urban Garden: A Small Vegetable Garden for Family Food & Nutrition” in an 8 week vegetable growing challenge for you and your nonprofit. When you take this challenge you will work with a live instructor and learn how to grow nutritious, fresh vegetables in 8 weeks.

Eat Salad From Your Rooftop!

Perfect for Families With Children

What is an Urban Garden?

Container, Rooftop, Balcony or Small Space Vegetable Garden No Garden Too Small!

What? A hands-on training course for actually launching a nonprofit urban garden program: teach at-risk families in your community how to grow nutritious, fresh vegetables in 8 weeks. You will learn how to grow food too!


SINCE 2008


CSDi is a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that specializes in providing sound, evidence-based information, tools and training for sustainable development, humanitarian and nonprofit professionals worldwide. We have had the pleasure of working with development professionals from 153 countries that have developed projects that are impacting over 400,000 people.