HOUSTON — The 2018 Houston Urban Food Production Conference will take place July 27th, from 9:00 -3:30 p.m. at the University of Houston Downtown, 201 Girard, Houston, TX 77002.
The keynote speaker will be Betti Wiggins, HISD Officer of Nutrition Services, who will present “Food Literacy and Its Impact on the Food System.”
Choose from topics in commercial, backyard or business start-up:
- Commercial Track: Organic Weed Control // Vegetable Production: New & Top Varieties for Southeast Texas //Small Scale Fruit Production Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Production
- Backyard Track: Building a healthy soil // Backyard aquaponics container vegetable production // Backyard chickens
- Business Start-Up: Developing a business plan // Cottage food laws texas farmers’ markets: Becoming a vendor // How to be successful at a farmers market
You can pick and choose any of the talks offered. You don’t have to select just one track. Bring a friend and you can cover more topics and get more information!
–Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
For more articles out of Texas, click here.