[act-ma] 3/05-11 7th Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference
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Sat Feb 27 14:00:44 PST 2021
MAR 5 to 11th
7th Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference
Tickets · $100
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Purchase your tickets for the 7th Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference
The Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference (UFC) hosted by the Urban
Farming Institute and in partnership with the Massachusetts Department
of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), is designed to advance opportunities
and address barriers involved in cultivating a resilient and thriving
Urban Farming sector.
We 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
address challenges, highlight successes, and share resources at one of
the best educational and networking events for this thriving sector.
Yes, it will be virtual, and we will have fantastic keynote speakers and
knowledgeable practitioners with many networking opportunities.
Registration is open now!
Our conference Keynote Speakers :
Jillian Hishaw (Esq. L.L.M., F.A.R.M.S.), Founder is an innovative
strategist, 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."
EmmManuel Pratt (Co-Founder and Executive Director, Sweet Water
Foundation) is an urban designer creating a model of resident-driven
community development in neighborhoods that have suffered the effects of
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 fresh,
locally grown food.
This conference promises to be spectacular and we want to thank our
partner, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR),
our sponsors, presenters, volunteers, and longtime Urban Farming supporters!
Click here to purchase tickets, please note, ticket prices are
increasing on February 7th!
**Availability of Conference Content. All conference presentations will
be recorded (unless noted otherwise) and will be available for
participants to view up to six-months after the conference.
For more information or for Youth, College, or Group tickets, please
contact Rose Arruda, rose.arruda at mass.gov.
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Pat Spence,
Pspence.ufi at gmail.com
Refunds available until February 26th, 2021, with NO exceptions.
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