Shoreline CC to present program on Farming of the Future Oct. 25

Indoor agricultutre

The Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, will present a free program, “Farming of the Future: Feeding Everyone in the 21st Century,” Tuesday, Oct 25, 12:30-1:20 pm, Room 9208, on the Shoreline CC campus.

The presenter will be Nicholas Begley, University of Washington Bothell graduate student and a 2014 Shoreline CC grad,

Traditional images of agricultural have barns, farm animals, irrigation equipment and — most important — big fields. However, indoor agriculture — or urban farming — is exploding. Consumer demands for food grown closer to where it is consumed, a growing concern about food system security and the steady pressure of population growth have all contributed to finding new ways, using technology, to grow food.

This is free event but you are asked to register here (click on sign up).

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