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September 24, 2012

Bristol Food Policy Council asks Bristol: How do we scale up urban agriculture?

How do we scale up urban agriculture in Bristol?: a roundtable discussion

Date: 3 October, 6 to 8 pm

Venue: Co-exist, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY

Facilitators: Shannon Smith of Avon Organic and Joy Carey, author of Who Feeds Bristol?

Participants:

Misty Tunks of Knowle West Media Centre and the Elm project on using technology to link growers and their markets

Keith Cowling of Ashley Vale Allotment Association on the barriers to setting-up urban agriculture projects

Rebecca Marshall of the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens on their Community Land Advisory Service toolkit for urban agriculture start-ups

Tim Lawrence of Sims Hill Shared Harvest on urban agriculture and climate change

Mike Lloyd-Jones of the Bristol Pound Farm Link Scheme on developing local markets with the Bristol Pound and the Farmlink scheme

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