Maryland

This two-day workshop includes lectures and field work that will focus on overall soil health and a balanced farm system, which can be achieved through the following areas: cover cropping, compost, biodiversity, and Biodynamic field sprays. You’ll come away with practical information to incorporate one, or all, of these practices into your own vineyard.
The Choose Food Project aims to help producers and consumers make ethical food choices by giving them access to easy to use, high-quality information about food. The Project is developing a novel framework for ethical assessment of the food system, as well as educational resources and cutting-edge digital tools about food ethics.
Come join 650+ farmers, chefs, advocates, and foodies for 3 days of learning, networking, and good food at our 17th annual conference!

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Aquaculture, Farming, Fisheries & Seafood, Food Access, Food Justice, Food Systems, Land Use, Local and Regional Food Systems, Mapping

An interactive map of the many components of Maryland's food system layered with health and demographic data.

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Forestry, Sustainable Agriculture

Authors: Gregory Bowen Land Stewardship Solutions, Joseph Tassone Maryland Department of Planning, James Baird American Farmland Trust

A study of the effects of smart growth and sustainability initiatives on Maryland's farming and forestry.

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Food Systems

From the Growing Food Connections Project: the Exploring Stories of Innovation series, a series of short articles that explore how local governments from across the United States are strengthening their community’s food system through planning and policy.

Join The Chesapeake Foodshed Network for our first webinar of the year! Co-hosted by University of Maryland’s Harry Hughes Center for Agroecology and the Environmental Finance Center, we will be discussing lessons learned in the field while working to reduce Food Waste in the Chesapeake Bay region.
Join us January 14-16, 2016 for Future Harvest CASA's 17th annual Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed Conference!
Join American Farmland Trust and Land for Good for two one-hour Webinars on Farm Transfer and Land Access.
"Field to Tray: Strengthening Farm to School Purchasing in the Mid-Atlantic," will bring together farmers, food service professionals , suppliers and other stakeholders from our region for a day of digging in to local food procurement strategies.
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