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Future of Local Food Reminder: Register now for the GrowRIVERSIDE Conference in June

April 14, 2015 |

speaker image webGrowRIVERSIDE: The Future of Local Food presented by Seedstock in partnership with the City of Riverside will assist cities in examining and developing solutions to develop and strengthen their urban agriculture and local food infrastructure. Experts in farming small plots, new business creation, local food marketplace development and community food access will come together to offer solutions on how Riverside can become a model for other cities to follow.

Topics of focus include:

  • Urban Farming Business Models that Benefit Community and Economy
  • Accelerating your Food Business Enterprise
  • Community Food Systems
  • Growing with Less Water
  • The Power of Compost
  • Hydroponic and Aquaponic Systems and their Role in the Future of Local Food
  • Local Food Marketing
  • Food Policy
  • Funding a New Food Business
  • Food Access
  • Climate Smart Agriculture

Register now!

Select Speakers Include:

  • Edward AvalosUnder Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs at USDA
  • A.G. KawamuraFormer Secretary of California Dept. of Food and Agriculture (2003 – 2010)
  • Mark Winne – Co-founder, Connecticut Food Policy Council
  • Celeste Cantu – General Manager at Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA)
  • Robert Egger – Founder and President of L.A. Kitchen
  • Leah Di Bernardo – Founder and Chef of E.A.T Marketplace
  • Dwight Detter – Local Forager for Whole Foods Market
  • Rodney K. Taylor – Director of Nutrition Services, for the Riverside Unified School District
  • Craig Miller – Deputy General Manager at Western Municipal Water District (WMWD)
  • Robert Tse – State Broadband Coordinator for USDA CA Rural Development
  • Erika Block – Local Orbit
  • Viviana Franco – From Lot To Spot
  • Bob Knight – Founder of Inland Orange Conservancy and Old Grove Orange, Inc.
  • Rishi Kumar – Founder of The Growing Home
  • Pierre Sleiman – Founder of Go Green Agriculture
  • Krysia Zajonc – CEO and Co-founder of Local Food Lab
  • … and more!

Register now!


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