Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Equitable Strategies for Growing Urban Agriculture Webinar

POLICYLINK PRESENTS:
Equitable Strategies for Growing Urban Agriculture
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern / 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Pacific

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PolicyLink is continuing its mini-series of webinars focusing on how low-income communities and communities of color are incorporating urban agriculture into their community development efforts and into policy infrastructures supporting this work.

This second webinar highlights the challenges and opportunities in building support within city government and effective strategies for advancing policy and fostering partnerships that promote urban agriculture.

Featured speakers include Kimberley Hodgson, the founder of Cultivating Healthy Places;Harry Rhodes from Growing Home in Chicago; and Jennifer Ly, a Sustainability Associate with the City of Richmond. The speakers will share their experiences with public/private partnerships and discuss the role of local policy advocacy in supporting urban agriculture.