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Greg Konar 
American Planning Association San Diego 

Planning for Foodsheds and Bioregionalism in San Diego  CM | 1.5 

As San Diego grows, so too does the need for local food sources and the preservation of suitable agricultural land. This PowerPoint video of the April 24, 2015 APA San Diego luncheon focuses on the evolving landscape of agriculture in our region, trends in community development and the growing drivers for locally sourced food, economic impacts, environmental regulatory and land use planning policies and programs, including the County of San Diego Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) program, and the academic research perspective of San Diego's food systems and food-water-energy nexus.

Speakers :

  • Eric Larson, Executive Director - San Diego County Farm Bureau
  • Karen Melvin, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer Pesticide Regulaion Program - County of San Diego Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures
  • Melanie Tylke, PACE Program Manager - County of San Diego Planning and Development Services Department
  • Keith Pezzoli, Director of Urban Studies and Planning Program - University of California San Diego
  • Paul Watson, President & CEO, Global Action Research Center

Registration is required to view the video and receive CM credits. A link to the video will be provided with registration and follow-up e-mail confirmation.