Home of Marty and Wendy Quinn
92 High Rd
Lee, NH, 03861
Date(s) - 02/09/2013
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Innovations in Agriculture: Growing Food in a Climate Uncertain World
Keynote Speaker: Andrew Ogden
Andrew Ogden is a lecturer in Horticulture at UNH within the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major. He has been involved with the local and organic food movement since 1996 in central North Carolina. Andrew later went on to farm sustainably in both the mountains of North Carolina and Costa Rica. His graduate training at the University of Georgia focused on using high tunnels to produce out-of-season fruit crops. Prior to taking his position at UNH, Andrew worked as a Permaculture designer and consultant, farmer, and educator in Southwest Costa Rica. At UNH, he teaches a variety of sustainable agriculture courses and has spearheaded an initiative to utilize UNH’s farmland to produce vegetable and fruit crops for the campus dining service.
- Plus a review of the Baha’i writings on sustainability, the importance of agriculture and emerging global change.
- Followed by a panel discussion featuring Lee farmers “from the fields” perspectives.
- With refreshments and potluck dessert.
Who: Open to all; free of charge
- From the north: Rte 4 to Rte 125 S. Turn right at the lighted intersection with Rte 152. Take an immediate left onto High Rd. Number 92 is down one mile on the right.
- From the south: Rte 101 to exit 7. Rte 125 N through Epping into Lee. Turn left at the lighted intersection with Rte 152. Take an immediate left onto High Rd. Number 92 is down one mile on the right.
RSVP and Information: Call Marty Quinn at 603-988-7107 for more information. For additional information on the national initiative, visit interfaithpowerandlight.org. Various materials will be available for take home for further study and/or follow-up action.
Sponsored by the Bahá’ís of Lee NH, in conjunction with the non-profit Interfaith Power and Light’s national Climate Change “Preach-In” weekend.