black farmers & urban gardeners conference

posted November 8, 2010

Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference
Growing Health, Wealth, & Justice in Our Communities
November 19-21, 2010
Brooklyn College
East 27th St. and Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210

From November 19 – 21, 2010 the first-ever Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference will convene at Brooklyn College in New York City, engaging hundreds of participants in critical food and farm-related issues that directly impact health and economic security of people of African descent. The conference is presented by Black Urban Growers (BUGS), an alliance of predominately Black urban farmers and gardeners, food activists and allies united in rebuilding our community wealth and health by reconnecting to the land and our traditional roles as agriculturalists and environmental stewards. (more…)