University of Maryland Extension

Urban Soils: Contamination and Remediation

When: 
Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 
St. John's Baltimore
Address: 
extension.umd.edu
2640 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Cheryl Carmona - Boone Street Urban Farm, Rufus Chaney - USDA Agriculture Research Service, Glenn Ross - Environmental Justice Partnership
Description/Notes: 

The series is open to all and the selection of the topics in the series has been proven over time to be key components for farm profitability. This program is the result of a collaboration among The Baltimore County office of the University of MD Extension, Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, and several agricultural professionals including successful farmers. Additional partners include The Farm Alliance and Real Food Farm for the urban series.

Location: The 3-part Urban series (April) will meet in Baltimore City at St. John's Baltimore (2640 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218).

The topics are as follows:

April 9 | 6-9 pm | Farming Land in Baltimore: Laws and History

April 16 | 6-9 pm | Urban Soils: Contamination and Remediation

April 23 | 6-9 pm | Farmer Panel: Markets Techniques and Experiences

For more information or to register via mail go to: Registration Form

Cost: 
$15.00 - covers all 3 sessions
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