Education for Urban Agriculture and Urban Green Entrepreneurship

Thursday, March 30, 2017

30 March 14.00 - 17.30 hrs, Aeres Almere, The Netherlands

Organised by the RUAF Foundation and Aeres University of Applied Sciences in the framework of the European Erasmus+ project "Urban Green Education for Enterprising Agricultural Innovation" (URBAN GREEN TRAIN).

Multiplier event on the main results of the URBAN GREEN TRAIN project:

  • Open access educational modules and resources supporting urban agriculture and urban green entrepreneurship
  • Break-out sessions on innovative business initiatives with cases from Italy, France, Germany and Almere.
  • Launch of an EU cluster on Entrepreneurial Urban Agriculture to stimulate the cooperation between Small and Medium Enterprises, higher education institutes, NGOs and policy makers.

With the participation of URBAN GREEN TRAIN partners from Bologna (Italy), Soest (Germany) and Angers (France).

Who should attend? Educators looking for available resources on urban agriculture, students interested in learning more about the business potentials and job opportunities in Urban Agriculture, SMEs looking for European partners, policy makers interested in supporting and facilitating such initiatives.

A more detailed programme will follow soon!

Location: Aeres Almere Stadhuisstraat 18

More information: f [dot] hoekstra [at] ruaf [dot] org or