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Vancouver Urban Farming Network Society

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Vancouver Urban Farming Network Society

Time: June 7, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Flack Block Building
Street: 163 West Hastings Street
City/Town: Vancouver
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Event Neighbourhood and Type: local, food, urban, agriculture
Organized By: Emi Do
Latest Activity: Jun 4, 2012

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Event Description

The Vancouver Urban Farmign Society is a new organization whose goal is:
To support the growth of urban farming in Vancouver, and act as a model for urban farming policy in other jurisdictions, through:

Advancing the state of knowledge about urban farming, including practices and the broad benefits thereof;
Identifying barriers, opportunities and trends in regards to urban farming;
Serving as a resource hub for existing and prospective urban farmers and the public;
Encouraging and facilitating communication, networking, resource sharing and collaboration between our members and between members and interested parties on issues pertaining to urban farming;
Advocating for policy and infrastructure development that enables urban farming and supporting businesses; and
Promoting the value and legitimacy of urban farmers and farms as community food assets, businesses and employers.

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