(Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 2014) Seedstock today announced that former Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (2003-2010) Arthur Gen “A.G.” Kawamura, will deliver the keynote address at the 3rd Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference – “Reintegrating Ag: Local Food Systems and the Future of Cities.” The program, to be held […]
Slated for Tuesday and Wednesday, November 11 – 12, 2014, the conference will explore how city and county policy can encourage investment in, and support of, local and urban agriculture. Also presented will be the business models and technological solutions – from irrigation to supply chain innovations – necessary to augment the growth of local food systems.
The following editorial originally appeared in the Los Angeles Daily News. It can be found at the following link: http://bit.ly/1oD0zdp In 1900, 92 percent of Americans worked in agriculture. In 2014 it is less than 2 percent. America no longer has a direct connection to how its food is produced. This is a problem — […]