Life in Agriburbia panel and exhibition

On Wed, Oct 1, UFV presented Life in Agriburbia, a panel discussion and exhibition on the issues that arise when suburbia and farmland converge. Following that, UFV hosted an opening reception for an exhibit on Life in Agriburbia in the UFV Gallery (Room B136). The exhibit runs at the UFV Gallery from Sept 26 to Oct 10.

See photos here (more will be added soon): https://www.flickr.com/photos/ufv/sets/72157648290144382/.

Dr. Lenore Newman, UFV Canada Research Chair in Food Security and the Environment, presented at the forum, along with agricultural community representatives Kim Sutherland (Ministry of Agriculture); Amir Maan (Maan Farms and UFV alumnus), Brendan Hurley (Vancouver planner), Hannah Wittman (food, nutrition, and health expert from UBC); Tom Baumann (UFV Agriculture). The speakers discussed the impact of the Agriculture Land Reserve (ALR) and how decisions on land use are made.

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