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UC ANR Urban Agriculture Workshops #1 in San Diego County!

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UC ANR Urban Agriculture Workshops #1 in San Diego County!

Time: March 23, 2018 from 9am to 4pm
Location: San Diego County
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Phone: 562.900.3041
Event Type: workshops
Organized By: UCCE
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Are you an urban grower navigating the rules and regulations related to growing and selling food? A gardener who is thinking of selling some of your produce? A school or non-profit organization involved in farming?

This special one-day workshop on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm, will help position you for success. Participants will:

Explore the challenges and opportunities of urban agriculture with experienced San Diego-area farmers.

Learn about San Diego’s new Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone Program.  

Find out what permits and licenses urban farmers need to sell produce, eggs, and other products.

Learn about important designations including Certified Organic, Cottage Food Producer, Community Food Producer, and more.

Meet staff from local agencies that are key resources for local farmers, including the SD County Ag, Weights, and Measures; SD County Department of Environmental Health; and SD County Development Services Department. 

Get a preview of what’s on the horizon for urban growers. Find out what’s happening with policy in the local urban agriculture movement, and how to get involved.

Enjoy lunch provided by “Kitchens for Good.”

The location of the workshop is at San Diego City College. The cost is $20, which includes a resource packet, refreshments, and lunch.  

**Pre-registration is required.**  Space is limited, so reserve your spot now!  

This is the first in a series of four San Diego County workshops that will be held on 3/23, 4/5, 4/19, and 4/26, covering additional urban agriculture topics. Information and registration for all four workshops can be found at:

Offered by UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and UC Cooperative Extension-Los Angeles County, along with the San Diego Food System Alliance and Seeds @ City Urban Farm at San Diego City College.



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