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Urban Agriculture Educational Series – Richmond, Virginia

Part 1/3 – 2013 Feb. 16 – Urban Agriculture Series Week 1: What is urban agriculture? – Richmond, Virginia

Duron Chavis, Coordinator at McDonough Community Garden opened the series with introductory comments on urban agriculture then introduced Vickie Campbell, Coordinator of Community Gardens for the City of Richmond, Virginia. Vickie showed slides of local community gardens in Richmond and variety of other images related to the benefits of organically grown food.

Schedule (subject to enhancement so stay posted)

Feb 16 – Dominic Barrett of Shalom Farms – The Importance of Urban Agriculture

Feb. 23 – Lisa Taranto of the Office of Urban Ecology- Gardening 101

March 2 – John Lewis of Renew Richmond – Community Engagement with Community Gardens | David Stover of Urban Aviaries – Beekeeping

March 9 – Hands Service Learning @ Roots of Woodville Community Garden | Gay Stokes of Richmond Dept of Public Utilities – How to Make Rain Barrels

March 16 – Danny Finney of Tricycle Gardens – Vermiculture (Worm) Composting | Matthew Daniel of William Byrd Community House – Garden Planning

March 23 – Ana Edwards of William Byrd Community House – Cooking from your Garden

More videos here.

Urban Agriculture Learning Series: Grow Your Own Food Facebook page here.