Farm Director of the Farm at Agritopia
Katie Critchley is currently the Farm Director of The Farm at Agritopia and a 14 year resident of the nationally recognized and award winning “agrihood”, Agritopia. She is also a founding board member of The Johnston Family Foundation for Urban Agriculture, for which the foundation is committed to promoting and preserving Urban Agriculture throughout the State of Arizona. She has also been a part of the development team at Johnston Properties maintaining and expanding their commercial holdings. Her last role at Johnston Properties was co-project manager for the award winning craftsman community, Barnone located in Agritopia.
Here, we will discuss how the next frontier in urban planning brings working farms to our agrihoods, and compare and contrast new ideas for integrating agriculture into modern American communities.