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Saturday, February 23 • 2:10pm - 2:40pm
Measuring the Sustainability Benefits of Urban Agriculture: A Case Study

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It is widely believed that urban food gardens offer a wealth of environmental, economic and social benefits. Although true, few studies have actually measured these benefits. This talk will present the results of a long-term study that measured and quantified numerous benefits produced by an urban food garden and demonstrate how urban agriculture's benefits can be documented.

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John Zahina-Ramos

President, Consultant, 21st Century Sustainability Consulting, LLC
Dr. Z is the author of the award-winning book Just One Backyard: One Man's Search for Food Sustainability and has been featured on the PBS series Victory Garden's EdibleFEAST. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in the Biological Sciences and a Ph.D. in Geosciences. His dissertation research... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 2:10pm - 2:40pm
rms. 40, 41