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Waste as a Resource: Innovative and Integrated; Farm-based Practices that Reduce Waste and Preserve the Land to Produce Good Food

Cultivating Connections: Alberta Regional Food Systems Forum

February 5, 2017

Waste as a Resource: Innovative and Integrated; Farm-based Practices that Reduce Waste and Preserve the Land to Produce Good Food

Michael Moore, Edmonton Permaculture Guild (moderator)

Sheryl McCumsey, Pesticide Free Alberta (Concerns Around Pesiticides)

Dr. Ken Fry, Olds College (Ecosystem Roles of Insects)

Luke Wonneck, Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society (Turning "Wasted" Land into Habitat for Beneficial Insects)

Takota Coen, Grass Roots Family Farm (no video)

Maximizing and stewarding our food system resources to build an abundant and integrated regional food system for all. The generation of wastes in agriculture, including land, air and water pollution, and greenhouse gases, represents a serious environmental issue that demands attention if we are to strive for healthy, ecologically beneficial, and sustainable agri-food systems. Explore innovative practices on the farm designed to steward the land and eliminate the production of harmful by-products in the form of water, soil and air pollution.