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SA Urban Food Production

Wed 11 Oct 2017 @9.15am to 4pm

A“science-meets-practice”workshop for SA’s urban horticultural industry

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 

Goyder Mezzanine, Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood SA

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

  • Can we feed the world with urban food production?
  • Why do people choose to grow their own food?
  • Will we grow our own food in a hotter and water-constrained Adelaide?
  • Is organic production the only safe way to produce food at home?

Top national and local speakers and panellists 

Dr Richard Stirzaker, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Agriculture and Food - Presentation

Prof Mark Howden, Director, Climate Change Institute, ANU - Presentation

Tim Marshall, TM Organics, Organic Farming Consultant - Presentation

Prof Mike Keller, Dean, School of Agriculture Food and Wine, UA - Presentation

Dr Peter Hayman, Science Leader, Climate Adaptation, PIRSA-SARDI

Jon Lamb, JLC, Gardening Communicator

Georgia Pollard, Urban Agriculture Scientist, PhD Candidate UniSA - Presentation

and

Sandy Pitcher, Chief Executive, DEWNR

Christy Spiers, Urban Sustainability Officer, Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges

Aaron Harrison, Education Coordinator, Botanic Gardens of South Australia

Registration is essential via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-food-production-workshop-adelaide-tickets-35930265391

Registrants receive all-day (discounted) parking in Rose Terrace
Car Park 1

Organised by the SA Division of the Ag Institute Australia.

To read all the details, download the program document here

 

 


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