Special Announcement from Biochar Ontario: DON'T MISS the 1st Urban Agriculture Summit in Toronto!
Around the world, people are growing food in cities! Learn more and register now at www.urbanagsummit.org
From August 15th -August 18th 2012,
Biochar Ontario is a Promotional Partner in the first Urban Agriculture Summit in Toronto!
The 2012 Urban Agriculture Summit will bring together a diversity of people that are making it happen - design professionals, community groups, social housing advocates, tenants and developers, educators, planners, homeowners, urban growers and others - to share what is working, and to discover what is possible.
The Summit will be action-oriented: attendees will learn new tools to advance urban agriculture in their own communities.
Together participants will explore urban agriculture's current role and future potential in 21st century city-building.
Tweet to UrbanAg Summit:
Lloyd Helferty, Engineering Technologist Principal, Biochar Consulting (Canada) www.biochar-consulting.ca 48 Suncrest Blvd, Thornhill, ON, Canada 905-707-8754 CELL: 647-886-8754 Skype: lloyd.helferty Steering Committee coordinator Canadian Biochar Initiative (CBI) President, Co-founder & CBI Liaison, Biochar-Ontario Manager, Biochar Offsets Group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=2446475 Advisory Committee Member, IBI http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1404717 http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=42237506675 http://groups.google.com/group/biochar-ontario http://www.meetup.com/biocharontario/ http://www.biocharontario.ca www.biochar.ca A nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Subject: DON'T MISS the 1st Urban Agriculture Summit Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:49:24 -0400 From: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities <conference@...>
DON'T MISS the 1st Urban Agriculture Summit
Bringing together leaders in design, planning, development and integration for city-based food production
August 15 - 18, 2012
Featuring inspiring experts:
- Will Allen, Founder & CEO of Growing Power and author of ‘The Good Food Revolution’
- Paul Lightfoot, CEO of BrightFarms hydroponic greenhouse farms and supply chain expert
- Joe Lobko, Principal of duToit Allsopp Hillier, interdisciplinary architect, landscape architect and urban designer
- PLUS over 75 session presenters who are leaders in the fields of community and commercial development, policy, research, and design.
Only $199 (non profit) / $349 (for profit) for a full delegate pass. Includes plenaries, sessions, trade show, networking receptions, and meals.
The Urban Agriculture Summit will also feature:
- Professional development courses and training / skills workshops, several of which are approved for continuing education / professional development hours.
- And half-day tours and full-day tours of exceptional and inspiring urban agriculture projects and producers across the Greater Toronto Area.
Coming from out of town? Affordable rooms are available at Ryerson University Residence from $59 - book your room early to avoid disappointment. Don't delay ... space and registration is limited. Register today!
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