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Welcome to the first Mid-Atlantic Urban Agriculture Summit! This event launched five years ago and was formerly known as the Virginia Ag Summit. New in 2021, organizers at Virginia Cooperative Extension have extended it to the entire Mid-Atlantic region to facilitate the sharing of even more knowledge and experiences. We invite urban farmers, gardeners, policymakers, government officials, foodies and other interested individuals to three partial days of:

  • Learning about one of agriculture’s fastest-growing sectors

  • Virtual tours of successful urban farms

  • Virtual networking

This year’s topics will include:

  • Urban Agriculture and Food Security

  • Innovations in Urban Ag: Business, Technology, and Policy

  • Urban Community Gardening

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Jessica Harris at jbrown@vsu.edu or call (804) 524-5964 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.