The Virginia Cooperative Extension program at Virginia State University among other partners is hosting the 4th Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit April 23–25 at The Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach.
Dr. Dwane Jones, director of the Center for Sustainable Development and Resilience, University of the District of Columbia, speaking to a group of attendees at the 2017 Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit. Photo courtesy of Virginia Cooperative Extension at Virginia State University.
Curtis Moody teaches school children about planting and growing at Moody Street Garden. Photo courtesy of Cedric Owens.
The summit will address issues pertaining the growth of Virginia’s urban agriculture industry, including food deserts, while also hosting more than 100 urban farmers, gardeners, foodies, ag-tivists, policy makers and government leaders that will convene to network and learn about one of agriculture’s fastest growing sectors.
Learn more about the event here.