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Mar 5

7th Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference

March 5 @ 8:30 am - March 11 @ 4:00 pm EST

The Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference (UFC) will convene local and regional experts, advocates, and innovators to support urban farming

Purchase your tickets for the 7th Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference today!

The Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference (UFC) will convene local and regional experts, advocates, and innovators to support and promote urban farming enterprises across Massachusetts. Our local urban farming community, along with cross-sector partners, will again convene to address challenges, highlight successes and share resources at one of the best educational and networking events for this thriving sector.

Our conference Featured Speakers :

Jillian Hishaw (Esq. L.L.M., F.A.R.M.S.), Founder is an innovative strategist, Founder, and Attorney in the areas of agriculture, food systems and asset protection, she was recently recognized by the Clif Bar Co. as a “Food Industry Changemaker.”

Karen Washington (Co-Owner, Rise & Root Farm; Co-Founder, Black Urban Growers) has lived in New York City all her life, and has spent decades promoting urban farming as a way for all New Yorkers to access to fresh, locally grown food.

Greg Watson (Director of Policy and Systems Design at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics) His work currently focuses on community food systems and an initiative to improve global systems literacy.

This conference promises to be spectacular and we want to thank Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), our presenters, volunteers, and longtime Urban Farming supporters!

Click here to purchase tickets, please note, ticket prices are increasing on February 1st!

For more information, please contact Rose Arruda, rose.arruda@mass.gov

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Pat Spence, Pspence.ufi@gmail.com

Details

Start:
March 5 @ 8:30 am EST
End:
March 11 @ 4:00 pm EST
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Organiser

Urban Farming Institute of Boston
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