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Netherlands: Education for Urban Agriculture and Urban Green Entrepreneurship

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Date: Thursday 30 March 2017 14.00 – 17.30
Location: Aeres, Almere, Stadhuisstraat 18 Almere
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Urban Agriculture is increasingly seen as a promising area for new business development. However, starting an Urban Farm requires a variety of knowledge and skills. Knowing how to cultivate plants or rear animals does not guarantee success; you also need to be able to analyse markets and social networks, plan and respond strategically to new trends, as well as to manage and monitor results once your businesses is up and running.

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Milwaukee: How to Create 3,000 Urban Gardens

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Volunteers dig deep in the Victory Garden Urban Farm, located in Harambee at 220 E. Concordia Ave.

Non-profit Victory Gardens Initiative fills city’s food deserts with fresh produce.

By Naomi Waxman
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
Mar 14th, 2017

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“The core niche of what I do is about home, growing your own food in your own home and giving your children the nourishment they need for their brains and bodies,” said Mead.

Since 2008, that single plot has blossomed into the Victory Garden Initiative (VGI), a thriving community of staff and volunteers committed to helping Milwaukee residents grow their own food and cook nutritious meals for their families.

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California: ‘Jewish Animal Liberationists’ Protest Kosher Slaughter At Urban Farm — Again

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“We know the love and peace of this farm, but we also know that peace does not happen if it does not extend to animals,” he said.

By Daniella Cheslow
Fast Forward
March 14, 2017

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Activists calling themselves “Jewish Animal Liberationists” wore funereal clothes and infiltrated a Purim party at a Berkeley Jewish farm to protest their killing of chickens.

“We are concerned about the violence against animals on this farm,” said Zach Groff, as he held a sign reading “I wanted to live,” in Hebrew.

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