Founder & President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Stephen Peck talks about growing trends in technologies for growing food on rooftops ========================================== about 1st Annual Urban Agricultural Summit at Ryerson University The 2012 Urban Agriculture Summit is being organized by Food Share, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Housing Services Corporation, Ryerson University and the Toronto Food Policy Council. The Summit is presented by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and Food Share from August 15 – 18. bringing together a diversity of people that are making it happen – design professionals, community groups, social housing advocates, tenants and developers, educators, planners, homeowners, urban growers and others – to share what is working, and to discover what is possible. Major Summit themes include: Food Security, food sovereignty and city-building Planning and design of innovative infrastructure for small & large-scale urban agriculture New technologies and innovative practices associated with production Scaling up urban agriculture: Supportive programs, policies and governance models Best management practices in for-profit and not-for-profit food production Building the business case: the economics, financing and marketing of urban agriculture Embedding urban agriculture in community development and housing For more info: http://www.urbanagsummit.org Interview & video by Marcus for http://www.canadianfoodies.ca at Ryerson University,Toronto. Sorry for misleading title, bit busy to update them. Related PostsGaia Soil @ 1st Urban Ag Summit 2012Motherplants @ 1st Urban Ag Summit 2012Lufa Farms @ 1st Urban Ag Summit 2012@ 1st Urban Ag Summit 2012Carrot Green Roof @ 1st Ag Summit 2012GreenRoofs
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