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Previous Virginia Urban Agriculture Summits

1st Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit, April 15-16, 2014, Lynchburg, VA

News Release https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/03/032514-ext-urbanagriculture.html

Flyer http://www.vaco.org/MiscellaneousStuff/VUASFlyer14.pdf

The News & Advance (https://www.newsadvance.com/work_it_lynchburg/news/first-va-urban-agriculture-summit-kicks-off-in-lynchburg/article_22379f0c-c546-11e3-b61d-0017a43b2370.html)

Virginia Public Radio https://virginiapublicradio.org/2014/04/11/virginia-conversations-urban-farming/

ABC 13 News https://wset.com/archive/virginia-urban-agriculture-summit-takes-root-in-lynchburg

2nd Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit, October 22-23, 2015, Richmond, VA

News Release https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/101215-ext-urbanagsummit.html

3rd Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit, October 5-6, 2017, Arlington, VA

Website https://vafb.swoogo.com/urbanag2017/36853

Speaker & Poster Presentations https://vafb.swoogo.com/urbanag2017/91113

Photo Gallery https://vsucoa.smugmug.com/COA-Shared-Links/n-jVSGDx/Urban-Agriculture-Summit-2017/

Watch Overview Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97_O0vUUKPw

Watch how to start a non-profit farm presentation by Arcadia Farm Manager Katherine Collins https://youtu.be/GdwsDd_kMhU

Watch how to improve food recovery/prevent food waste presentation by Kai Robertson, Independent Sustainability Advisor & Puwen Lee, Arlington Food Assistance Center https://youtu.be/bOFpbj2jIiY

Watch Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certificate Program presentation by Dr. Leonard Githinji, Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist, VSU https://youtu.be/GTmnJ8HCOg8

Watch how to start an ethnic and specialty crops farm presentation, by John Manirakiza, native of Burundi https://youtu.be/Hv19UeJm9eE

Watch how to start a city garden service business presentation, by Carly Mercer, Garden Program Director, Love & Carrots https://youtu.be/aIgnTnvCx2k

Watch how to start an urban compost business in the city presentation, by Justen Garrity, Veteran Compost founder and war veteran. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8-UZiStmtg

 

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mollie Klein (mklein@vsu.edu) or call (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.

 
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