Entries by Robert Puro

Grow Local OC’s ‘Future Farm Field Trip’ Nearly Sold Out

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 […]

Rachel Surls, Sustainable Food Systems Advisor for UC Cooperative Extension, to Deliver Keynote on State of Urban Ag in SoCal

The organizers of the Grow Local OC Conference: The Future of Urban Food Systems, slated for Nov. 10 – 11 at Cal State University, Fullerton are excited to announce that Rachel Surls, the Sustainable Food Systems Advisor for University of California Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County, will deliver a keynote address on the state […]

Only Four Weeks Remain Until ‘Grow Local OC: Future of Urban Food Systems Conference’

The Grow Local OC: Future of Urban Food Systems Conference presented by Seedstock in partnership with the OC Food Access Coalition is only FOUR WEEKS away. Scheduled 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 […]

Register for the Upcoming Grow Local OC Conference and Qualify for a Chance to Win a Garden Tower

Grow Local OC “Barn Sponsor” Garden Tower Project wants to help you jumpstart your urban farming efforts. To do so, the company is offering anyone who purchases a ticket to the upcoming Grow Local OC: Future of Urban Food Systems conference the chance to qualify to win a Garden Tower. Three winners among those purchasing […]

OC Master Gardener Jeremy Samson to Discuss Community and School Gardens at Grow Local OC Conference

The Grow Local OC Conference: The Future of Urban Food Systems slated for Nov. 10 – 11 at Cal State University, Fullerton is excited to announce that Jeremy Samson, co-director of Cultivate Together and Slow Food Orange County Garden chair, will speak to conference attendees on the community development benefits of school gardens in Orange County. Jeremy […]

Dr. Nate Storey to Discuss Viability of Indoor Farming in the City at Grow Local OC Conference

The organizers of the Grow Local OC Conference: The Future of Urban Food Systems, slated for Nov. 10 – 11 at Cal State University, Fullerton are excited to announce that Dr. Nate Storey, the CEO of Bright Agrotech, a company that leads the industry in vertical and high density farming equipment, will be participating as a speaker. […]

OHG’s Megan Penn to Discuss Community Development in Local Food Systems at Grow Local OC Conference

The Grow Local OC Conference: The Future of Urban Food Systems slated for Nov. 10 – 11 at Cal State University, Fullerton is excited to announce that Megan Penn, co-founder and executive director of Orange Home Grown Inc. will speak to conference goers on the community development benefits of supporting a local food system in Orange County. […]

Urban Farmer and Educator Rishi Kumar to Address Grow Local OC Conference

The organizers of the Grow Local OC Conference: The Future of Urban Food Systems slated for Nov. 10 – 11 at Cal State University, Fullerton are excited to announce that urban farmer and educator Rishi Kumar will be participating as a speaker. Rishi is the co-founder and director of The Growing Club, a non-profit organization based in the San […]

Less than 2 DAYS Remain to Purchase Discounted Early Bird Tickets for Grow Local OC Conference

Less than TWO DAYS remain to obtain Early Bird discounted registration tickets for the upcoming Grow Local OC: Future of Urban Food Systems Conference presented by Seedstock in partnership with the OC Food Access Coalition. Scheduled for Nov. 10 – 11, 2016, at California State University, Fullerton (Hosted by U-ACRE), the conference will explore the community and economic […]