• URBAN FOOD SYSTEMS SYMPOSIUM
    JUNE 22-25, 2016


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Welcome to UFSS 2016

The 2016 Urban Food Systems Symposium will be held June 22-25 at the Kansas State University Olathe campus in the metropolitan region of 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, urban farmer education, urban ag policy, planning and development, food access and justice, and food sovereignty.

The 2016 Symposium is a partnership between the Kansas State University Global Food Systems Initiative and Cultivate Kansas City, a non-for-profit dedicated organization that grows food, farms, and community in support of a sustainable, healthy, and local food system in greater Kansas City.

The ideal attendee for this symposium includes:
  • Researchers and students
  • Extension Faculty
  • Other academics
  • Not-for-profit administrators
  • Community Organizers
  • Urban Food Systems experts

UFSS LOCATION

Kansas State University Olathe
22201 W. Innovation Drive
Olathe, KS, 66061
olathe.k-state.edu

URBAN GROWN TOUR LOCATION

Urban Farm Tours, tours will begin and end at the Embassy Suites, lunch and beverages are included

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