Pavillon, EPFL

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LANDSCAPE STRATEGY

The landscape strategy transforms the EPFL into an Agro-Pastoral Campus which combines the meeting, study, and events spaces of a campus with productive, prairie, wild, and wetland biotope communities to reawaken the connection to pre-existing conditions. These biotopes …
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3rd Annual Urban Agriculture Conference, NYC

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The Horticultural Society of New York presents our 3rd Annual Urban Agriculture Conference, being held in May 2013 in New York City. This year’s conference will focus on increasing the awareness of food security in our struggling economy and …
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International Colloquium of Urban Agriculture – Casablanca, Morocco

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The  action-research project Urban Agriculture as an Integrative Factor for Climate-Optimised Urban Development, Casablanca (UAC 2005-2013), supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the research program Future Megacities, is organising a closing event on the …
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TEDx Manhattan – Changing the Way We Eat, NYC

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On Saturday, February 16th, 2013, TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” will be held at the Times Center in New York City. This one-day TEDx event will explore the food system as we shift to a more …
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2nd Edition Dau of Urban Agriculture

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After the great success of the first Day of Urban Agriculture in 2012, will take place on April 25, 2013 the 2nd edition in the Doelen in Rotterdam. During this National Platform in broad perspective the opportunities and constraints of
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The 2013 Urban Agriculture Summit – Linköping, Sweden

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“We need transformative solutions on how we can feed the cities in the urban era. The 2013 Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, is a unique opportunity for leading experts from various disciplines, academia, and the members and stakeholders of Plantagon to discuss …
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The First Global Soil Week – Berlin

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Soils are fundamental pillars of sustainable development. They are essential for food security, support human well-being, and provide further ecosystem services, such as carbon storage. They are not only essential but also severely threatened, suffering a continuous decline in quality …
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IFPRA 2012 European Congress – Basel

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The IFPRA 2012 European Congress will be held in Basel from 5-7 September 2012. Apart from outstanding contributions by international experts, you can also discover the city of Basel and in particular the public greenery. We will take you on …
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4th AESOP Sustainable Food Planning Conference – Berlin

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With global population predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050 and a degree of urbanization already exceeding 50%, questions of food security and sustainability are gaining ever increasing prominence among researchers and politicians.

At the same time that urbanisation …
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Call For Abstracts: Food, the City, and Innovation – The University of Texas at Austin, USA

The University of Texas at Austin and Boston University is pleased to
announce the second annual Food and the City Conference, to be held on *February 1st and 2nd, 2013*. The theme of the conference is food innovation and
provisioning cities in the past,

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2012 Urban Agriculture Summit

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Around the world people are growing food in cities! From August 15 to 18, the 2012 Urban Agriculture Summit will bring together a diversity of people that are making it happen – design professionals, community groups, social housing advocates, tenants …
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RIO+20 U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development – Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

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Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. Food security covers availability, access, utilization …
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2nd Symposium on Horticulture in Europe – Angers, France

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AGROCAMPUS OUEST organise, du 1er au 5 juillet 2012, le 2e Symposium européen d’horticulture (SHE 2012) sous l’égide de l’ISHS (International Society for Horticultural Science) et des sociétés nationales d’horticulture membres de l’ISHS et en partenariat avec l’Inra, le Cirad, …
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Eco-Cities and Ecological Engineering – IEES/ZHAW Symposium 2012, Wädenswil, Switzerland

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“Our world is approaching a phase where several resources will become scarce at the same time: energy, nutrients, water availability, space… The wealth and well-being of coming generations will depend on us being able to adapt our economies to the …
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Critical geographies of urban agriculture: trajectories towards an alternative urbanism, Edinburgh, 3 – 5 July 2012

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“Outline: Urban agriculture (UA) is a practice that has recently gained the attention of the media, local government and community groups in the cities of the Global …
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AESOP (CARDIFF) 3RD SUSTAINABLE FOOD PLANNING CONFERENCE

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“Working at a range of scales and with a variety of practical and theoretical models, we will review and elaborate definitions of sustainable food systems, and begin to define ways of achieving them. To this end 4 different themes have …
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Urban Agriculture Business Forum, Seattle

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“Do you wonder about permitting and zoning issues that affect urban food production? Do you know that there are business services available to help “grow” your business? Ever wonder how other small sectors have developed? Connect with representatives from the Office of Economic …
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