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Friday, October 20 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Street Farms: Growing Food and Jobs in the City
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How can new innovative types of urban farms produce healthy food, generate jobs, rebuild lives, and revitalize marginalized neighborhoods? Urban farming master Michael Ableman will share his experiences and guidance on how to develop vital urban farming initiatives in your community, and how to avoid the pitfalls that doom many projects. Michael is co-founder/Director of Sole Food Street Farms, the largest urban farm in North America in Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, the poorest zip code in Canada rife with addiction, HIV, prostitution and homelessness.

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Michael Ableman

Michael Ableman, a farmer, author, photographer, and one of the pioneers of the organic farming and urban agriculture movements, is the founder of the Center for Urban Agriculture, Sole Food Street Farms, the Agrarian Elders, and the Center for Arts, Ecology and Agriculture. His most... Read More →

Friday October 20, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
Larkspur Room