From the July 24, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
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 Interested in producing food commercially? Want to learn more about small scale farming in the city?

“If you do, check out one of the two cityFARMed field days with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) as we tour some of the leading urban farms in Alberta,” says Dustin Morton, commercial horticulture specialist, AF. “You’ll learn best practices for producing food for profit in the city, some of the challenges involved, and navigating relationships with neighbours. Time to network and ask questions abound!”

The dates for cityFARMed are:

  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017: Edmonton . Registration deadline is July 25
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017: Calgary. Registration deadline is September 5
For each day, registration is at 11:30 a.m. with the provided lunch at noon. The tour itself starts at 1 p.m. There is no charge for the events. To register, call the Ag-Info Centre at 1-800-387-6030.

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This information published to the web on July 13, 2017.
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