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Urban Farming Solutions Presentation

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Dean's Forum: Urban Farming Solutions

A presentation by:
Dickson Despommier, PhD
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Local Panelists:

Rodger Cooley, Heifer International

Erika Allen, Growing Power

Orrin Williams, Growing Home

Dr. Despommier's presentation will focus on his concept of the Vertical
Farm, a multi-story indoor farming facility that allows for year-round
supplies of food for its population. In conjunction, the local panelists
will discuss various projects in the city of Chicago focused on urban
farming, vermaculture and aquaculture.

Wednesday, November 5th
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
UIC School of Public Health Auditorium



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