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Urban farming events, workshops and classes in January 2013

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January 4

San Pedro, Calif.
An Evening with Jane Goodall
Dr. Jane will share stories and observations from her work with primates and for the environment. Music and dance performances.
Warner Grand Theater
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January 11-13

Santa Cruz, Calif.
Santa Cruz Fungus Fair
The 39th annual event will be sponsored by the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz, expanding the understanding and appreciation of mycology (study of mushrooms).
Louden Nelson Community Center
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Las Colinas, Texas
Texas Home & Garden Show
Home-improvement experts and product discounts for your home and garden needs abound at this show.
Irving Convention Center
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January 12

Worcester, Mass.
Northeast Organic Farming Association/Mass Winter Conference
Join New York Botanical Gardens board member Karen Washington (profiled in "I Am, Because We Are," May/June 2012 issue of Urban Farm) as she discusses bridging the rural/urban connection and offers an all-day seminar on school gardens.
Worcester State University
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Accokeek, Md.
Winter Farming Lecture Series
Journey through winter farming with the area's most skilled farmers. Demonstrated will be the winter farmer's first year experience.
Accokeek Foundation's Ecosystem Farm
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January 22-24

Las Vegas, Nev.
National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show
Not only will you get the chance to tour the latest Blue Heron-built 2013 New American Home, you'll also have the choice of joining any of the more than 100 education sessions, listening to Michael Eisner speak, and learning about up-and-coming sustainable home-building techniques and products.
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San Francisco, Calif.
Foodopoly Book Signing with Wenonah Hauter
Meet the author of Foodopoly and executive director of Food & Water Watch at this book signing inside Book Passage, in the Ferry Building.
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January 23-26

Little Rock, Ark.
Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustainable Family Farms Conference
Get involved in the short courses and filed trips on organic and sustainable production and marketing for commercial horticultural and livestock producers, enterprise management, and farm-policy education and community food-systems information.
Statehouse Convention Center and The Peabody Little Rock
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Pacific Grove, Calif.
Eco Farm Conference
This conference has been bringing food-system mentors together for education and networking for more than 30 years. Come be a part of history!
Asilomar Conference Grounds
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January 25-26

Wausaw, Wis.
Garden Visions
Local Master Gardeners will give cold-climate gardeners and urban farmers all the information needed to keep up their winter harvest and prepare for spring.
University of Wisconsin
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January 26

Kansas City, Mo.
Annual Farmers & Friends Meeting
This get-together brings urban farmers and those who want to farm in their urban space together to discuss what a healthy Kansas City will look like and what you can do to help that dream come true.
Second Presbytarian Church
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Bakersfield, Calif.
School Garden Workshops - Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden
One-day training session and hands-on activities for developing school-garden programs.
2201 San Emido St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
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January 27

Denver, Colo.
Passive Solar Greenhouse Growing
This class will help you understand how to use a greenhouse for a year-round harvest.
Denver Botanic Gardens
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January 26

Kansas City, Mo.
Annual Farmers & Friends Meeting
This get-together brings urban farmers and those who want to farm in their urban space together to discuss what a healthy Kansas City will look like and what you can do to help that dream come true.
Denver Botanic Gardens
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January 28-31

Orlando, Fla.
U.S. composting Council Annual Conference and Tradeshow
Organics management industries leaders will discuss challenges in composting, mulching and renewable energy. Includes live demonstrations, the latest equipment and behind-the-scenes tour of Disney's composting facilities.
Buena Vista Palace Hotel and spa
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January 31-Feb. 1

Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Guelph Organic Conference and Expo
Organic fruit production, an organic-food-and-wine dinner and workshops are just a few of the things happening at this conference and expo. Expo is Feb. 2-3 only.
Guelph University Centre
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Miami Beach, Fla.
MiaGreen 2013 Expo & Conference
This conference, also known as the Green Conference of the Americas, provides access to green, renewable and sustainable markets in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. Meet domestic and international buyers, get purchasing recommendations, and connect with markets on local, regional and global levels.
Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall A
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