Tuesday, May 17th: Bountiful Yards: Innovation for Small-Plot Food Production

Bountiful Yards: Innovation for Small-Plot Food Production
Hunter College Faculty Dining Hall, 8th Floor Hunter West Building (SW corner of 68th St. & Lexington Ave., Manhattan)
6pm
Free, RSVP to ahanso [at] hunter [dot] cuny [dot] edu

The CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities invites you to a panel discussion on food and farming in metropolitan areas, featuring guests from the New York Region and Melbourne, Australia. Learn about innovative models for transforming yards into food-producing spaces, as well as the implications for both the metropolitan landscape and the larger food system.

Panelists:
Babette Audant
Lecturer, Culinary Arts Program and Urban Farm Faculty Project Manager, Kingsborough Community College

Ari Fainchtien
PhD Candidate, Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy, Murdoch University
CTO of Stakeware

Deborah Greig
Urban Agriculture Coordinator, East New York Farms

Laura Lawson
Author of City Bountiful: A Century of Community Gardening in America

Moderated by Michael Menser, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Brooklyn College