Interested in urban agriculture? The environmental sciences institute of the Quebec University at Montreal, is organizing this summer a course in urban agriculture between the 15 and 19th August.
The topics covered will discuss different challenges, opportunities and experiences in urban agriculture ( UA) ; food security, social integration and urban agriculture; how to develop UA policies ; as well as the UA in the international development cooperation.
The summer school includes also some hands-on practical workshops on apiculture, composting, kenyan bags, ephemeres gardens,etc.
The summer course will be conducted in French and will preceed the Ecocity World Summit Montreal 2011.
Please find here the link for more information: http://agricultureurbaine2011.org/