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Urban Agriculture Conference - Not too late!

  • Subject: [cg] Urban Agriculture Conference - Not too late!
  • From: Amanda Blaine <ablaine@thefoodproject.org>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 13:00:55 -0400

IT¹S NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP! See our website for a complete list of
workshops and times!

GROWING POSSIBILITIES: AGRICULTURE IN THE CITY
Urban Agriculture Conference

Fri. & Sat., April 16 - 17, 2004
Boston, Massachusetts

Urban Agriculture builds communities, improves urban environments, benefits
the local economy, and can be a sustainable method of achieving greater food
security for city residents.

  At The Food Project¹s Urban Food Lot (Hands-On Training)
  and Roxbury Community College (Workshops, Working Session, Ag. Tour)
  * Friday 12:00 ­ 4:00 PM (Hands-On Training)
  * Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Workshops, Working Session, Ag. Tour)
 
Join Us! 
For more info and to register go to
www.thefoodproject.org/newtfp/growing.html
Questions? Contact Amanda Blaine at 617-442-1322 x 15;
ablaine@thefoodproject.org.
COST :  Both days: $65 ? Just Friday: $25 ? Just Saturday: $50 ? Both days
include locally prepared lunches and all conference materials, Saturday also
includes breakfast ? Limited scholarships available (contact us early!) ?

SPEAKERS and PRESENTERS:
Will Allen, Growing Power
Rufus Chaney, United States Department of Agriculture
Kami Pothukuchi, Wayne State University; Community Food Security Coalition
John Lee, Allandale Farm
Hugh Joseph, Tufts University
Kirsten Walter, Lots to Gardens
Molly Anderson, Oxfam America
Donna Lombardi, Director of School Nutrition for the City of Worcester
Bryant Terry, b-healthy
Thomas Plant, The Boston Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh, University of Southern Maine
Jennifer Reynolds, FoodShare Toronto
Kristy Apostolides and Kathleen McTigue, Just Food
Kiera Mulvey and Katherine Brown, Southside Community Land Trust
Rich Pederson, Southside Community Land Trust
Jane Smillie, CitySprouts
Danielle Andrews, The Food Project
Kelly Erwin, ³Get Fresh, Get Local², Mass. School Food Service Association
Claire Kozower, Somerville Public Schools
Mary Ragno, Connecticut Department of Education, School Nutrition Program
Laurell Sims, Re-Vision House
Alden Booth and Dan Young, The People's Pint
Keith Wilda, UMass Extension
Bruce Fulford, City Soil & Greenhouse
Lisa Brukilacchio, Somerville Community Growing Center
Greg Gale, The Food Project
Liz Luc Clowes, The Food Project
The Food Project¹s Urban Education and Outreach Youth Interns
... with more to come!







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