The Future of Urban Food Systems Summit

The Future of Urban Food Systems Summit

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$15 – $50

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315 N Main St

315 North Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

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The 2022 summit will provide a forum to delve into the opportunities and challenges for urban food systems in Harris County

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9:00-10:00 Gardening for Health - Dr. Joe Novak, Director of the Betty & Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden, Rice University

10:00-11:00 Certified Organic: What is it and its value - Bob Whitney, Regents Fellow & Extension Organic Program Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension

11:15-12:15 Enhancing the Purpose of Food - Dr. Patrick Stover, Director of the Institute for Advancing Health Through Agriculture, Texas A&M AgriLife Research | Texas A&M University System

Wicked Problems Lunch Topics – each table at lunch will informally discuss an urban food topic

1:30-2:30 Innovation in Urban Ag Panel

Brenda Anderson Koch - VegOut! Farms, Owner/Operator

Sara Wilson - Three Sister Farms, Owner

Cath Conlon - Blackwood Educational Land Institute/The SKYFARM at Post Houston

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