Fall Gathering 11.10.15

AUA Fall Gathering 

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

Tuesday November 10
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 in**@au********.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 pr*****@au********.org.