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Archive: Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance: Resilient Food Systems

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A.G. Kawamura

Global food systems are changing in dynamic and remarkable ways. The nexus between food, water, energy, and changing climate is forcing agriculturists to re-imagine how they will provide sustenance to a hungry world. The challenges and opportunities that are emerging with the advent of expanding knowledge, technology and information systems are forcing us to re-think all aspects of agriculture. A.G. Kawamura will discuss the threats to food security that confront our attempts to manage life systems and resources in a sustainable manner. He will also explore expanding farmers’ capacity while enhancing the predictability of their agricultural activities on a planet with changing climate regimes. Kawamura is a third generation fruit and vegetable grower and shipper and owner of Orange County Produce. He is the former Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

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Archived Event Information

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 | 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Cost $5 for public; FREE for Aquarium members, seniors age 62 and up, teachers, and students with valid ID and advanced reservations.
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