Meet other local people who are interested in Urban Farms and Sustainable Development. These are urban design movements aimed to reform all aspects of urban development and sustainable living. Help to create neighborhoods that are self-reliant, safe, abundant, and contain a diverse range of cultures. Let's restore our urban fabric and communities!
I've just returned from the Growing Power Farm Conference...
And, I would be happy to hold a free presentation on their methods of intensive urban agriculture that I learned from the conference (I was able to attend only due to a scholarship given to me by Growing Power, so I feel the need to pay it forward by offering this presentation without cost).
I'm floating this to see if there's interest, and to hear possible suggestions for presentation venues. I look forward to your feedback.
Thursday, April 3
2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Busch Student Center 253 C
Saint Louis University
Catastrophic climate change is rapidly heading our way. It will happen much sooner and be far worse than is generally understood...and can only be solved / managed globally (by global citizens).Well within the lifetime of undergraduates, climate change is likely to become the most pressing problem facing humanity. This panel will generate a discussion on climate change...including how we will feed current students in the coming decades (as planetary climate changes); and how scientists could do a better job of informing politicians (and the public) about climate change.
Have you ever wanted to grow your own fresh, organic food – but don’t know how or where to begin? Jump-start your agrarian dreams at EarthDance Farms as a Farm & Garden Apprentice. We offer a part-time apprenticeship running from mid-April to September. A commitment of 9.5 hours per week yields a variety of hands-on learning experiences, including field walks, farm work, selling at market, and enrichment classes. From farms to school gardens, alumni apprentices are launching their own food projects across St. Louis. Come join the fun! Meet us at Schlafly Bottleworks for an Informational Session from 6:30 to 8pm on next Tuesday, January 12. Or visit our website, www.earthdancefarms.org to learn more.
Can’t make it to the Info Session? That’s cool. Join us for a volunteer harvest shift on Friday, January 15th. Details available on the "support" page of our website. Or join us on a tour of your future outdoor classroom with Farm Manager Matt this Saturday, January 9th at 1pm. Introduce yourself to EarthDance and let the farm get to know you as well! RSVP to Matt at[masked] or [masked].