Garden Cities: Urban Ag in the Garden State Conference

Posted by Ag in the City on March 2, 2015

Ag in the City invites you to the Garden Cities: Urban Ag in the Garden State Conference.

When: Friday March 13, 2015 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University- Newark, 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Newark, NJ 07102-1898

Registration: Click here. Student rate and scholarships available.

Meet New Jersey’s urban growers, policy makers and municipal and state officials and expand our collective knowledge about urban agriculture, consider the economic and societal impacts of greening our urban centers and connect with others in the field.

KEYNOTE Dan Carmody President, Eastern Market Corporation, Detroit, MI

FEATURED PANELISTS Mary Seaton Corboy Co-Founder, Greensgrow Farms from Philadelphia, PA and Karen Washington Co-Founder, Black Urban Growers, New York, NY

Join us as we dive into topics such as: • Rutgers and urban ag across the state • Assessing, utilizing and preserving urban land to grow food • Creating food access using WIC, SNAP and Farmers Market Coupon programs • Maximizing public/private partnerships • How community gardens function in urban ag • Municipal Food policy and community action

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