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UFSS 2020 - Nourishing Cities in a Changing Climate

URBAN FOOD SYSTEMS SYMPOSIUM
June 4 – 6, 2020
Marriott Country Club Plaza – Kansas City, MO

 

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The 2020 Urban Food Systems Symposium will be held June 4 – 6, 2020 in Kansas City. Our goal is to bring together a national and international audience of academic and research-oriented professionals to share and gain knowledge on urban food systems and the role they play in global food security. This symposium includes knowledge on: urban agricultural production, local food systems distribution, climate change, nutrition, urban farmer education, urban ag policy, planning and development, food access and justice, and food sovereignty.

The ideal attendee for this symposium includes:

  • Researchers and students
  • Extension educators and faculty
  • Not-for-profit administrators and educators
  • Community Organizers
  • Urban growers
  • Urban planners
  • Urban Food Systems experts
Symposium topics includes:
  • Nutrition and food security
  • Climate change
  • Food production and distribution
  • Community engagement
  • Urban planning and development
  • International perspectives
  • Economic development
  • Food policy and advocacy

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UFSS LOCATION

Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO

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