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Urban Ag Field Day

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Urban Ag Field Day

November 2, 2017 | 9:30-11:30am

Growing Petersburg Garden Project
535 Beech Street, Petersburg, VA 23803

Urban agriculture helps to alleviate urban food deserts, make our food as “local” and fresh as possible and decrease the “food miles” associated with long-distance transportation. It provides a wide range of community benefits, including closer neighborhood ties, reduced crime, education and job training opportunities, and healthy food access for low-income residents.

Join us for a hands-on field day to talk about fall gardening!

REGISTER NOW: http://bit.ly/2gs3v4K

Speakers: Mike Jackson, President, Think, Then Choose Wisely; Dr. Leonard Githinji, Sustainable and Urban Agriculture Extension Specialist; and William Crutchfield, VSU Small Farm Outreach

THIS EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (804) 524-5960.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Agriculture & Natural Resources Program office at (804) 524-5960 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

Later Event: November 7
Drone Technology Use on the Farm