$50 – $100

Urban Food Production Workshop - Adelaide

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Goyder Mezzanine, Adelaide Showgrounds

Goodwood Road

Wayville, SA 5034

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This is a special workshop for urban horticultural and sustainability managers, industry and government policymakers, horticultural and science communicators, community and school garden educators.

The workshop will address four questions:
• Why do people choose to grow their own food?
• Can we feed the world with urban food production?
Will we be able to keep growing food in a hotter and water-constrained Adelaide?
Is organic production the only way to produce safe food at home?

Top national and local speakers:
Dr Richard Stirzaker, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Agriculture and Food
Prof Mark Howden
, Director, Climate Change Institute, ANU
Tim Marshall
, TM Organics, Organic Farming Consultant
Prof Mike Keller
, Dean, School of Agriculture Food and Wine, UA
Dr Peter Hayman, Science Leader, Climate Adaptation, PIRSA-SARDI
Jon Lamb, JLC, Gardening Communicator
Georgia Pollard
, Urban Agriculture Scientist, PhD Candidate UniSA
Additional panelists
Sandy Pitcher, CEO DEWNR
Christy Spier,
Urban Sustainability Officer, Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
Aaron Harrison, Education Coordinator, Botanic Gardens of South Australia

Registration in advance is essential.
Discounts are available for Early Bird registration until 15 September, with additional discounts for Ag Institute Australia (AIA), Australian Pacific Extension Network (APEN) and Horticulture Media of Australia (HMA) members. All registrations close 1 October.

Lunchtime tours
There will be optional roof top tours of the RA&HS beehives, water capture and solar initiatives at lunchtime.

The full program and more detail can be found here http://www.aginstitute.com.au/events_calendar.php/64/sa-urban-food-production

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors:

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FAQs

Do I have to register in advance to attend?

Yes, registration by 1 October 2017 is essential. To receive the Early Bird discount, please register by 19 September.

What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available up to 7 days before the event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Discounted day parking of $4 will be available to registered attendees in Rose Terrace Car Park 1. Information on public transport options to the Adelaide Showgrounds can be viewed here.

Further information?

glenn.mcdonald@adelaide.edu.au

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Goyder Mezzanine, Adelaide Showgrounds

Goodwood Road

Wayville, SA 5034

Australia

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