Farming on the Edge Goals: Consolidate Berkeley expertise in Sustainable Food in all its meanings Bring in international experts for cross-collaborative.

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Farming on the Edge

Goals:

Consolidate Berkeley expertise in Sustainable Food in all its meanings

Bring in international experts for cross-collaborative learning

Create an infrastructure to facilitate research and graduate education

Proposed Event Fall 2012 1.5 days (?) weekend (?), Friday/Saturday (?) post event fund-raising dinnerA List of Starting ThemesSymposium ThemesFood Systems in Transition: Energy and Resource Limits in the 21st Century Farming on the Edge: Urban Agriculture Farming without Oil: Lessons from Traditional Agricultural Systems Empty Seas: The Exploitation of Global Fisheries Eating Wildlife: The Economics and Policies Affecting Bushmeat ConsumptionThinking About What We Eat: Formal and Public Education on Food The Disappearing Landscape: Preserving and Sustaining Farmland Legislating Change: Toward a Sustainable Farm Policy

The Business Perspective

Some Suggested Participants Olivier De Schutter Tony Weiss Ivette Perfecto and John VanderMeer Peter Rosset Steve Gliessman

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