It's Raleigh Urban Agriculture Day - 2017 !

It's Urban Agriculture Day in Raleigh!  Saturday, October 21st at the Historic Mordecai Gardens Visitor Center at 1101 Wake Forest Rd. in Raleigh, NC!

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Come and learn about innovative urban agriculture projects that won mini-grants from the City of Raleigh's Environmental Advisory Board and how to apply for your own grant.  Take a tour of the beautiful and historic Mordecai Gardens. Hear from a panel of innovators talking about their exciting urban agriculture programs in Raleigh.

This is a free event, but seating is limited. Please sign up to reserve a seat for any of these activities.

This event is sponsored by the City of Oaks Foundation, in partnership with the Raleigh Environmental Advisory Board and the Raleigh City Manager's Office of Sustainability. Donations to support the event are accepted. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

Schedule of Events

  • 9:15AM  -   9:30AM    Registration and Info Booths Open
  • 9:30AM  - 10:00AM    Welcome / Updates on Bee City USA  / Wake Food Security Plan
  • 10:00AM -10:45AM    Presentations of 2017 Urban Ag Projects
  • 10:45AM - 11:15AM   Break / Self-guided Garden Tour
  • 11:15AM - 12:00AM   Panel: Lessons Learned from Successful Gardens and Urban Farms
  • 12:00AM - 12:15PM   Discussion / Networking / Q&A

Register for tickets here: Raleigh Urban Agriculture Day 2017

Eventbrite - 2017 Urban Agriculture Day

Other Events

  • Farm visit to Chickadee Farm: Information HERE
  • Growing micro-greens workshop: Information HERE