Green Roof for Healthy Cities presents their Urban Agriculture Technology, Design and Planning Symposium on March 16 from 1pm-5pm est. The current climate demonstrates the need for strong local economies and resilient solutions. Urban and rooftop agriculture is a productive form of green infrastructure that supports local economies, creates jobs, improves access to fresh produce, and increase biodiversity. GRHC brings together urban and rooftop agriculture experts to share the benefits and challenges around urban agriculture to advocate for green roof and policy implementation and drive the industry forward.
Learn how agrivoltaics is redefining urban agriculture with Jennifer Boussolot and explore the compelling case study with Roxanne Miller of the award winning IGA’s rooftop farm project. The first grocery store rooftop garden in Canada! Other speaks include Jeremy Wright, Business Development and Project Manager at Zinco Canada, Mark Winterer, Director of Operations at Recover Green Roofs, and Steven Peck, Founder of GRHC.
The event is only $50 USD, and is pending approval for 3 LU|HSW credits from AIA, ASLA, and GRP credits, and pending approval for 2 credits from APLD. See here for the full agenda, and to register: https://greenroofs.org/virtualevents/urban-agriculture-technology-design-and-planning-symposium