On March 21 and 22, there will be a two-day Urban Agriculture and Food Systems Convening held on the Rutgers–Camden campus. This event will explore the promise of urban agriculture for positive social change and environmental sustainability in New Jersey and beyond.On March 21, there will be an Urban Farmers Market Conference and Common Roots: Urban Agriculture and Economic Development: Graduate Student Conference on State and Local Economics Development Policy (SLED); on March 22, there will be an Ag in the City Conference

Events are open to the public, but registration is required. Please contact Dr. Lorraine Minnite, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration, at lcm130@camden.rutgers.edu or 856-225-2526 for additional information.