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2013 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference

Black Urban Growers

Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

2013 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference

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General Admission
All conference workshops and panels on Saturday and Sunday will be held at Boys + Girls High School, 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY. See map at right.
Ended $30.00 $2.64
Youth Admission (13 & Under Free) Ended $15.00 $1.82
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Friday Networking Fundraiser
Join conference planners, presenters and supporters at COLORS (417 Lafayette St, New York, NY) -- NYC's only worker-owned cooperative restaurant. We will be there from 6 - 9 pm for an evening of fun, food and music. The suggested donation is $20 and there will be a cash bar.
Ended $20.00 $2.09

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POWER & SOVEREIGNTY!

The 3rd Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference will be held, from November 8 - 10, 2013, in New York City.  The conference is organized by Black Urban Growers (BUGs), an organization committed to building networks and community support for growers in both urban and rural settings. 

  • Friday, November 8, 2013, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM    
    Networking Fundraiser @ COLORS, 417 Lafayette Street, NY, NY. View map.

  • Saturday, November 9, 2013, 8:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Workshops + Keynote Addresses @ Boys & Girls High School, 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY.  View map.

  • Sunday, November 10, 2013, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Food Justice Collective Roundtable @ Boys & Girls High School, 1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY. View map.


The Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference (BFUGC) connects growers, eaters and organizations across the country to nurture the health and well being of Black America and the environment as a whole.  The first two BFUGCs drew hundreds of participants from as far as Michigan, South Carolina, California and Vermont.  The BFUGC is a place to explore issues of race, class, health and food through panel discussions, workshops, films and conversations. 

 


Keynote Speakers:

 

Monica White, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice in the  Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

 


 

Ben Burkett; President, National Family Farm Coalition

 


Visit www.blackurbangrowers.org for more information.

Have questions about 2013 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference? Contact Black Urban Growers

When & Where


Boys + Girls High School
1700 Fulton St
New York, NY 11213

Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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Organizer

Black Urban Growers

 

The Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference is presented by Black Urban Growers (BUGS), an organization committed to building networks and community support for growers in both urban and rural settings.  Through education and advocacy around food and farm issues, we nurture collective black leadership to ensure we have a seat at the table.

 

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