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Food Conference Scheduled

The yearly conference that seeks to unite Riverside’s food movement and farms with the city’s culinary community is scheduled to be held later this month.

The annual GrowRIVERSIDE gathering will be held March 21-22 at UC Riverside, according to a city statement.

GrowRIVERSIDE looks for ways the city can improve its food system so that it can better create jobs and generate other economic activity. It also seeks to increase access to nutritious foods and strengthen communities.

Keynote speakers will include California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross, Dr. Glenda Humiston, vice president of the University of California’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources; A.G. Kawamura, former state Secretary of Agriculture and a third-generation urban farmer and Michael Shuman, author, attorney and an authority on community economics, according to the statement.

For more information visit [email protected] or call (951) 826-5265.

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