SFCC Hosts Artisan Spirulina Immersion Workshop

Santa Fe Community College’s Training Center Corporation and Apogee Spirulina hosts Artisan Spirulina Immersion Workshop, July 30 through August 2, on campus at 6401 Richards Ave. This comprehensive four-day course is a first of its kind Artisan Spirulina training. Students will get three days of hands-on Artisan spirulina farming, learning the French cultivation method as well as discussions that will provide students with real life experience in what it takes to build and maintain a facility.

Registration is underway. The $1,100 fee for training and materials includes a spirulina starter culture kit, 3 breakfasts and 4 lunches. For a tentative agenda and to register visit https://apogeespirulina.com/workshop-july-30-aug-2-18/.

The Spirulina portion of the course will be taught by Nicholas Petrović proprietor of Apogee Spirulina. Luke Spangenburg, Director, SFCC Biofuels Center of Excellence will bring his experience in the algae industry, cultivation, technology and integration of environmental solutions.

Students will leave with a certificate of completion, an expansive flash drive with pertinent references, a list of preferred vendors and a complete starter kit for their own spirulina production once they return home. Each day will consist of a half day of field work and a half day of lecture.

For more information go to www.apogeespirulina.com or email nic@apogeespirulina.com. For a tentative agenda and to register visit https://apogeespirulina.com/workshop-july-30-aug-2-18/.


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