Carrots and Climate Change? Implications for Urban Farming

  • 12 Jul 2012
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver, 535 Hornby Street
  • 15


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Description: Farming is based on weather.  Come learn how climate change will affect regional food production and how you can build resilience of your garden. Join presenter Tara Moreau who will introduce the science of climate change, examine the projected impacts on farming and highlight solutions for urban agriculture.

Instructor: Dr. Tara Moreau is SPEC’s Vice-President and Food Committee Co-Chair. For 10 years, she has been involved with the study and promotion of sustainable agriculture at both local and international levels. She holds a PhD in integrated pest management and is currently evaluating agriculture and climate change as postdoctoral research fellow with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, the University of British Columbia and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

July 12th

from 6-9 pm

*Sign up for the Food Systems Package and receive this course and Community Food Systems at 15% off.

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