September First Friday at the Fab Lab: Decentralized Community Agriculture

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This month, guest speaker Ramon Alonso, of EuGrow, joins us as our First Friday at the Fab Lab speaker. Ramon will be talking about distributed agriculture. You might know an earlier version of the idea as community farming or urban agriculture.

This is that idea made into a formal economy that competes with mainstream agriculture. He’ll explain how he is trying to break ground in this new kind of market with his company EuGrow and where there is space to do much more. He'll also talk about the figures that led to action on EuGrow and why a competitive market in this space may be a vital defense for the developing economies in the world against the expected conditions we will see this century.

Presenter Bios
Ramon and Allison founded EuGrow, Allison is a soon-to-be psychiatrist who has a very bottom-up expanded view of what preventative care means and Ramon is an entrepreneur who is an advocate of the idea that the strongest business profits only as a dividend of the wealth or value it has created for the consumer.

About First Fridays at the Fab Lab
First Fridays at the Fab Lab is a special speaker series featuring a different creative enterprise, science or tech topic or presenter each month. You can apply to be a speaker at https://amroctampabay.com/first-fridays/ . We've also just launched an AMRoC Fab Lab Meetup page at https://www.meetup.com/AMRoC-Fab-Lab where you stay up to date on First Friday meetups and more!