TUG Networking Meeting
Top 8 reasons to attend:
#1: Come at 6:00 for a curator’s tour of the Carrot City Canada exhibit www.carrotcity.ca.
#2: Sprout Landscape Architects will talk about collaborating with non-profit agencies on community-led design projects featuring urban agriculture http://www.sproutcommunity.com/.
#3: We’ll hear from Jonah Krochmalnek from Living Earth Farm, Ontario’s first certified organic vertical farm http://www.livingearthfarm.ca/
#4: At our April meeting, Joel Fridman of Fresh City Farms and Pots Sallapa of 4 Life Natural Food Store shared their stories of trying to build greenhouses in Toronto. Hear updates on their progress. Yes, there is some good news!
#5: The Steering Committee of the Toronto Agriculture Program will likely convene in November. We’ll talk about what we’d like to see included in the TAP work plan and how other City initiatives can support urban agriculture (see below for info on TOProsperity). We need to hear your priorities!
#6: We’ll tell you about the upcoming tour that TUG is organizing (and other TUG tours part of the Food Secure Canada assembly) next month.
#7: If you haven’t had time to register your project on TUG’s urban agriculture map, we’ll help you do it on the spot.
#8: Free copies of the Urban Agriculture Magazine to take home! http://www.ruaf.org/publications/magazines
Plus the usual opportunities to network and connect!