The turnout at this year’s Earl McMunn Contemporary Issues in Agriculture Forum was a little depressing. At Wednesday’s talk about urban farming and the future of agriculture, there were fewer than 30 people in the room, including the handful of guests on stage.
Bobby Jones and Henry Peller were brilliant at the event. Peller, a fourth-year sustainable plant systems, presented his classification system for urban farms. Jones, a 2013 Ohio State graduate, told stories about problems running urban farms in Columbus. The emcee was Bobby Moser, retired dean of the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and dinner was City BBQ, provided by Saddle and Sirloin an OSU animals… Read more