AUA Fall Gathering “Cultivating Knowledge”-November 11

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AUA Fall Gathering 

Cultivating Knowledge
Sharing Current Urban Ag Research Relevant to Your Garden or Farm

Tuesday November 11
6:00-9:00PM
Loyola Chicago Institute for Environmental Sustainability
6349 Kenmore Ave., Seminar Room 123/124
Free to all!

The night will include:

  • Presentations on urban agriculture research being done in Chicago and how it applies to those growing food in the city
    • Chris Peterson on IES and higher education in urban agriculture
    • David Lowenstein on pollinators and biocontrol
    • John Taylor on urban plant varieties
    • Kellen Marshall on farmer knowledge and education survey
  • Tours and presentation on Loyola’s new sustainable agriculture program
  • Community Slideshow-Show off your garden or farm! Send 1-4 photos and a brief description to info@auachicago.org by noon on Monday 11/10
  • Community Potluck-Please bring a dish to share, or if you don’t feel like cooking, purchase food at IES’ Engrained Cafe, who will be donating 10% of proceeds to AUA
Volunteers needed! Contact us at program@auachicago.org.
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