Future of Farming: How Urban Agriculture Is Revitalizing Local Economies

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May 25, 2017 5:30pm to 7:30pm


The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market - 100 Hanover Street Boston, MA


As populations grow, we are tasked with many differing goals: create jobs, grow the economy, but at the same time make the city "greener" and more sustainable for the environment and human well-being.  Food entrepreneurs have the opportunity to make a difference beyond our dinner plate.

Where: The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market, Presented by The Trustees
5:30 - 6:00 PM     Networking
6:00 - 6:30 PM     Panelist Introductions
6:30 - 7:15 PM     Q&A
7:15 - 7:30 PM     Networking
Stay after to explore Boston Public Market!
  • Greg Watson    Director of Policy and Systems Design, Schumacher Center for a New Economics
  • Jesse Banhazl   CEO and Founder, Green City Growers
  • Patricia Spence   Executive Director, Urban Farming Institute
  • Jennifer Hashley   Director, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

Running a sustainable, local food business requires thinking about sustainability in terms of funding streams and program creation.

 Please rsvp if you will be able to make it to this exciting and impactful event.

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