AUA Fall Gathering: Cultivating Knowledge 11.10.15

Fall Gathering 11.10.15

AUA Fall Gathering 

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

Tuesday November 10
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, including:
    • Dr. Bala Chaudhary, Loyola University – “Cultivating soil biology – lessons from Native American agriculture”
    • Kellen Marshall, UIC – “City Air and Urban Agriculture: Working towards understanding food systems in Chicago”
    • Sarah Hernandez, UIC – “Diversity in Chicago community gardens: Research and practice”
    • Dr. Howard Rosing, DePaul University – “The Chicago Harvest Study: Documenting the city-wide yield, distribution and nutritional value of food from community gardens”
  • Community Slideshow-Show off your garden or farm! Send 1-3 photos and a brief description to info@auachicago.org by 11.9
  • Community Potluck-Attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share
  • Tours of Loyola’s aquaponics lab
Volunteers needed! Contact us at program@auachicago.org.
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