Earth.Org Talks: An Online Conversation with Andrew Tsui
Andrew Tsui is the CEO and Co-founder of Rooftop Republic, a social enterprise that uses urban farming techniques to empower communities to grow their own food in any space, from decommissioned helipads and shopping mall rooftops to public terraces..
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Founded in 2015, Rooftop Republic has built more than 60 urban farms in Hong Kong and beyond spanning 70 000 sq. ft.
In this fireside chat, we will shed light on urban farming practices and how we need to rethink farming practices to ensure food security. We will dive into how he founded Rooftop Republic to promote better community engagement, healthier food sources and inspire our next generation to preserve the environment.
Date: Thursday, 21st January 2021
Time: 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm (GMT+8)
Where: Zoom Live Stream
This will be a relaxed fireside chat; a 20-minute interview followed by 40 minutes of Q&A with a small & engaged audience.
Topics we’ll cover:
* How our food systems need to change to ensure sustainable food security in the wake of COVID-19
* What is food literacy?
* How engaging communities to grow their own food will encourage the next generation to have a deeper connection with nature
Earth.Org is a global non-profit environmental organisation with headquarters in Hong Kong, raising awareness about biodiversity loss and the deteriorating conditions of natural ecosystems worldwide. Our purpose is to inform, educate and advocate for a more sustainable world.
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