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Advances in Urban Agriculture and Ag Tech
Start Date: 3/8/2017Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 3/8/2017End Time: 6:30 PM

Event Description:
How to feed a growing population with diminishing resources amid climate change is arguably the most important question of our time. And so it follows that urban agriculture (e.g. vertical farming, rooftop growing, farm-in-a-box) and agriculture technology (e.g. precision agriculture, crop data, seed genetics) are among the most watched areas of the food industry today.  

Note: Agriculture innovation touches technology, healthcare, sustainability, city policy/planning, finance and retail. This panel is not merely for those pursuing food business. 

Confirmed panelists (check back for updates):
Rose Arruda, Mass Department of Ag Resources
Shawn Cooney, co-founder, Cornerstalk Farms
Brad McNamara, co-founder, Freight Farms
Dan Pullman, Fresh Source Capital

In typical Food Sol fashion, discussion will be audience driven.  

This event is free and open to the public, no registration required. 

Wednesday, March 8, 5:00-6:30 PM
Needham-Wellesley Room
Olin Hall
Babson College
Wellesley, MA 02481
Contact Information:
Name: Rachel Greenberger
Phone: 7742700139
Email: rgreenberger1@babson.edu
urban ag
Event Sponsor:
Food Sol at Babson College
URL:
http://www.foodsol.org

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