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Sustainable Tuesdays

Sustainability and the University of Maryland, College Park

Co-Sponsored by the University Office of Sustainability, and ARCH 289i

    Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays

    In Jull Hall, Room 1123 at 6:00-8:00 PM

    Sponsored by the Institute of Applied Agriculture

  • February 11: Sustainable Agriculture’s Role in Saving the Chesapeake Bay
    Rob Schnabel, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Maryland Grazers Network
  • February 18: Challenges and Opportunities for Beginning Farmers
    Andrea Rice, Beginning Farmer Success (UME); Cathy Tipper, Beginner Farmer Training Program (Future Harvest CASA)
  • February 25: Screening and Discussion of King Corn
  • March 4: What Does Organic Certification Look Like?
    Carrie Vaughn, Clagett Farm
  • March 11: The Maryland Food System Map:
    Health and Policy Implications of the Local Food System
    Amanda Behrens, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
  • March 25: Climate Change & Agriculture: Meeting the Challenges
    Dr. Charles Walthall, USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • April 1: GMO Seed & Seed Saving
    Paul Blundell, Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
  • April 8: Bees in Decline: Causes and Consequences
    Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Department of Entomology
  • April 22: Farmers Markets and Federal Nutrition Programs
    Amy Crone, Maryland Farmers Market Association; (second speaker from FSNE pending)
  • April 29: “Certified Humane” Labeling
    Adele Douglass, Humane Farm Animal Care
  • May 6: Foraging and Edible Weeds
    Eric Kelly, Foragers of Baltimore

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