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*Foodshed Vancouver: Agricultural Planning for Food System Resilience

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*Foodshed Vancouver:  Agricultural Planning for Food System Resilience

Time: September 8, 2013 from 2:30pm to 5pm
Location: UBC Vancouver
Website or Map: http://foodshedvancouver.even…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop
Organized By: James Richardson
Latest Activity: Sep 8, 2013

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Sponsored by Village Vancouver as part of our FED-AP Community Food Resiliency Project (a Project in partnership with the Vancouver Food Policy Council and the Museum of Vancouver).

Sept 8th, 2:30 - 5:00pm, UBC Vancouver

Register here: http://foodshedvancouver.eventbrite.com/

How much land does it take to feed Vancouver?
Could Vancouver produce all its own food? What would that look like?
What should I plant? How much will it produce? How much compost will I need to replace lost nutrients? How can I communicate an agricultural plan to others and document the process for future land stewards?

In this interactive and hands-on workshop, we'll explore food security at a global, regional, local and farm scale, considering the production capacity of each. We'll speak to the issues surrounding food system energy inputs and outputs, and empower participants with planning and communication skills to do something about it in their community, on their farm, in their back yard or on their patio.

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