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Breaking Through Concrete: A Virtual Tour of Urban Farms
Date Wednesday June 13
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Port Commission Hearing Room
Ferry Building, 2nd floor, The Embarcadero at Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94111

Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorJulie
Emailjulie [at] cuesa.org
Phone415-291-3276 x105
Join CUESA for a virtual tour of successful urban farms from around the country with brothers David and Michael Hanson, author and photographer for the book Breaking Through Concrete.

David and Michael Hanson and urban farmer Edwin Marty set out on a national road trip in Lewis Lewis, a short bus that ran on veggie oil, to see some inspiring urban agriculture projects first-hand. In their book they document twelve successful urban farms, from an alternative school for girls in Detroit to a restaurant supply garden on a rooftop in Brooklyn. They offer practical advice for budding farmers, such as composting and keeping livestock in the city and decontaminating toxic soil.

Come see how urban farming is transforming our national food system. The event will close with a book signing (books for sale by Book Passage) and reception with farmers market refreshments. There will also be opportunities to find out how to get involved in urban ag here in San Francisco.

RSVP: Reserve now at: http://breakingthroughconcrete.eventbrite.com/. $5 at door (none turned away for lack of funds). Note: if the event fills up, there will be a limited number of seats available on the day of the event. First come, first served.
Added to the calendar on Sunday May 27th, 2012 9:53 PM

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