‘Grow Local OC: Future of Urban Food Systems Conference’ EARLY BIRD SPECIAL TICKET Pricing available for a limited time!
The Grow Local OC: Future of Urban Food Systems Conference presented by Seedstock in partnership with the OC Food Access Coalition is only TWO WEEKS away. Slated for Nov. 10 – 11, 2016, at California State University, Fullerton (Hosted by U-ACRE), the conference will explore the community and economic development potential of fostering local food systems in cities. […]
How large a role will local food demand play with respect to the growth of indoor and controlled environment urban farming ventures? What are the costs involved in starting a small scale commercial hydroponic/aquaponics farm? What are the opportunities (community and economic) for high-tech controlled environment growing in urban environments such as Orange County? What tools or […]
When it comes to Controlled Environment Agriculture [CEA], Valerie Loew wants the U.S. to catch up with Europe and China before it’s too late. “The rest of the world is so far ahead of us, because they are so limited with their own resources,” says Loew, who is professor and horticulture department head at Fullerton […]
How do you increase community involvement in the consumption, embrace, and production of local food? How does a city, or county, benefit from the development of community and school gardens? What is the role of a farmers’ market in community development beyond offering a location where farmers can sell direct to the public? What benefits do farmers’ […]
Only 10 spots remain for the Future Farm Field Trip on Day 2 (Nov. 11) of the Grow Local OC: Future of Urban Food Systems Conference. The field trip will of offer an excursion into the diversity of urban and state-of-the-art hydroponic and aquaponic agriculture operations in Orange County. Tour participants will be treated to lectures and sessions […]