Bringing Home the Ranch: Urban Agriculture in Southern California
Bringing Home the Ranch will combine talks from experts covering a range of perspectives with a student poster session and garden tour. This one-day symposium will bring together academics and professionals interested in the future of urban agriculture and introduce the Huntington's experimental urban agricultural station, the Ranch. Gary Paul Nabhan, world-renowned ethnobotanist, ecologist, writer, and grower of heritage food crops, will be the keynote speaker.
Presenters are Rose Hayden-Smith, Ph.D. (Cooperative Extension Ventura County), Susan Mulley, Ph.D. (Department of Landscape Architecture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona), Gary Nabhan, Ph.D. (Southwest Center, University of Arizona), Mark Vallianatos, J.D. (Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental College), and Garn Wallace, Ph.D. (Wallace Laboratories).
For a more hands-on day of events, please see Growing Home at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/129162
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
|Minimum Age: 12|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|