25 July 2010

Growing Power Conference - Register Now!

"Building the Good Food Revolution”
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Early bird registration until August 15. Register today! 
Learn the ins and outs of the food system at the Growing Power National -International Farm Conference. Early bird registration is until August 15th. Registration is only $275 for all three days including delicious local and organic meals. The menu is prepared by Will Allen himself. We want to guarantee your meals at the conference are delicious, nutritious and memorable.  Register today to reserve your spot!

Don't miss exciting line up of Speakers

Grace Lee Boggs

(Grace Lee Boggs will be joining us via video conferencing)

Grace Lee Boggs is an activist, writer and speaker whose more than sixty years of political involvement encompass the major U.S. social movements of this century: Labor, Civil rights, Black Power, Asian American, Women's and Environmental Justice. Born in Providence, R.I. of Chinese immigrant parents in l915, Grace received her B.A. from Barnard College in l935 and her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Bryn Mawr College in l940.

Dr. Judith Palfrey
Watch Dr. Judith Palfrey's speech at First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Launch.
Dr. Judith Palfrey is currently the Director of the Children's International Pediatric Center and is working to establish training and service programs in international sites based on her experiences in the United States. She is the author of five books including Community Child Health (Praeger Press, 1994) and Child Health in America (Johns Hopkins Press, 2006).
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Will Allen
Read more about Will. 

First Lady Michelle Obama (invited)
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Urban Aquaculture Track

Learn about growing your food yourself, using aquaponic technology.  This workshop is designed to educate, enlighten, and inform participants, whether novices or experts, operating small or large facilities, in urban or rural environments about the critical aspects of aquaculture including fin fish husbandry and biology, water quality, system design and technology and fish health.
Workshop includes:
  • Production System Technology
  • Production Systems Water Chemistry
  • Adopting the Vertically Integrated Approach
  • General hygiene practices
  • Mortar and Brick natural systems
  • Fish Processing Workshop
See Fred Binkowski explains this track : Urban Agriculture : Fish from Freshwater
More details on other tracks next week!  

Building an Urban Farm Sponsors
Bonterra : Official Wine Sponsor
The NEA Foundation :Experiential Education Track Sponsor

Building a Community Garden Sponsor


Support the Good Food Revolution! Become a sponsor of this conference, your sponsorship will help us keep the registration fee low and delicious local foods in abundance throughout the conference.  Sponsorship opportunities available 
Exhibit Booths are still available. Be an exhibitor at this conference !
Advertise in our Program Book! The program book is chokeful of useful information that attendees will keep for years to come. Very affordable rates

For more information on the conference, please visit our official website at 
Growing Power News: 
We're back at Mayor's Garden this year. It's bigger than ever!  see photo gallery online
Special tickets for Outstanding in the Fields at Growing Power's Grant Park, it's a SOLD OUT event. Only 20 tickets available here before it is released.
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Milwaukee WI

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