October 30, 2014
March 19-21, 2015
As a member of the Good Food Festival‘s Good Food Policy Conference Committee, AUA is excited to release the Request for Proposals for the 2015 Good Food Policy Conference (Friday, March 20).
For the past 11 years, the Good Food Policy Conference has brought together public and private stakeholders to discuss food policy issues affecting the production, distribution, and access to local food.
Proposals are due December 17, 2014. Please forward the RFP to your networks.
Please contact FamilyFarmed.org Business Development Program Coordinator (and AUA Steering Committee member) Conor Butkus with any questions.
August 5, 2014
Win a Dill Pickle Food Co-op Gift Certificate in our Urban Agriculture Photo Contest!
Hey Chicagoland gardeners! Do you have a photo from this spring or summer that you love, or of which you are particularly proud? Win bragging rights to tell all of your friends how awesomely green your thumb is – and a gift certificate to the Dill Pickle Food Co-op (@dillpicklecoop)!
Enter your favorite gardening photo in our contest!
The deadline to submit photos is FRIDAY AUGUST 8. Voting will be closed at 5pm CST on SATURDAY AUGUST 16.
You can choose how to define “Gardening Photo” but please, keep the photos appropriate for all audiences!
There are two ways to submit your photos:
1. Post your favorite photo to Twitter with the hashtag #AUAPhoto2014.
2. Pick one or more photos bearing the #AUAPhoto2014 hashtag and select your “favorite”.
3. While you’re on Twitter, make sure to follow us at @AUAChicago!
No Twitter? No problem. We want to be inclusive, so if you don’t have a Twitter, AUA will post your photo for you.
1. Email your photo to email@example.com.
2. Please include a with a brief description (140 characters or less), including the phrase “#AUAPhoto2014”.
The “#AUAPhoto2014” picture with the most “favorites” on Twitter at 5:00 pm CST on August 16 is the winner!
We look forward to seeing your gorgeous pictures!