City Hosts Urban Agriculture Business Forum @ City Hall

Calling all current and future urban agriculture businesses! Do you wonder about permitting and zoning issues that affect urban food production? Do you know that there are business services available to help “grow” your business? Ever wonder how other small sectors have developed? Then join us for an Urban Agriculture Business Forum, September 19, 2011, 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Bertha Knight Landes Room, Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue.

The forum will:

  • Share information about city services and programs available to urban ag
  • Share information about policies and regulations impacting urban ag
  • Discuss development strategies used by other growing sectors citywide
  • Strategize around the next steps needed for promoting urban agriculture and its unique needs

Connect with representatives from the Office of Economic Development, Department of Planning and Development, Department of Neighborhoods and the P-Patch Program, Seattle Department of Transportation, Public Health – Seattle & King County, and Washington State University Extension.

RSVP by Wednesday, September 14. Please indicate if you will need interpretation or other accommodations. Contact Eva Ringstrom at conlin.intern@seattle.gov, phyllis.shulman@seattle.gov or call Councilmember Richard Conlin’s office at 206-684-8805.

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