Last chance to register for Bountiful Yards!!

Last chance to register for Bountiful Yards!! Email ahanso@hunter.cuny.edu by noon tomorrow, May 17th to reserve your seat.

Bountiful Yards: Innovation for Small-Plot Food Production

May 17th 2011 – 6:00-7:30pm
Hunter College West Lobby

Corner of 68th Street and Lexington Ave
6 train to 68th Street/Hunter College
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The CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities invites you to a panel discussion on food and farming in metropolitan regions, in both in the U.S. and Australia. Learn about innovative models for converting yards and other small plots into food-producing spaces, as well as their implications for transforming communities, the urban 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, Murdoch University’s Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy
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
Chair, Landscape Architecture Department, Rutgers University

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

RSVP: This event is free and open to the public. Please email ahanso@hunter.cuny.edu to RSVP.

Image courtesy of Celsius

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