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UC ANR Urban Ag Workshop: Legal Basics of Urban Farming

  • San Diego City College 1313 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA, 92101 United States (map)

UC ANR Urban Ag Workshop: Legal Basics of Urban Farming

Are you an urban farmer navigating the rules and regulations related to growing and selling food? A gardener who is thinking of selling some of your produce? A school or non-profit organization involved in farming? This special one-day workshop on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm, will help position you for success. Participants will:

  • Explore the challenges and opportunities of urban agriculture with experienced San Diego-area farmers.
  • Learn about San Diego’s new Urban Agriculture zoning laws.  
  • Find out what permits and licenses urban farmers need to sell produce, eggs, and other products.
  • Learn about important designations including Certified Organic, Cottage Food Producer, Community Food Producer, and more.
  • Meet staff from local agencies that are key resources for local farmers, including the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, the Department of Public Health, and the Planning Department. 
  • Get a preview of what’s on the horizon for urban farmers. Find out what’s happening with policy in the local urban agriculture movement, and how to get involved.

The cost is $20, which includes a resource packet, refreshments, and lunch. Pre-registration is required

Register now at http://ucanr.edu/sdurbanag2018  

This is the first in a series of four San Diego County workshops that will be held on 3/23, 4/5, 4/19, and 4/26, covering additional urban agriculture topics.

http://ucanr.edu/sites/UrbanAg/