- Dickson Despommier, Columbia University Emeritus Professor and author of The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
- Darrin Nordahl, landscape architect and author of Public Produce
- Ben Flanner, Head Farmer/CEO and co-founder of the Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm
- Jeff Semler Maryland State Coordinator of Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education
Friday, January 6, 2012
Green Matters: Urban Farming Pioneers
This just in: Montgomery Parks is now accepting scholarships applications from current students and recent grads who are interested in attending the Green Matters: Urban Farming Pioneers symposium at Brookside Gardens on Friday February 24th, 2012 from 8:30am-4:00pm!
The third and final food-focused symposiums will highlight innovative approaches to feeding the world's population and feature the following (incredibly inspirational) speakers:
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application, along with a 200-word statement of interest, and a copy of their resume and transcripts (unofficial accepted), to Adult Education Programs Manager Mark Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 16, 2012.
For application and further information about the event, visit Brookside Gardens: Green Matters