UFSS 2016 Program Schedule

Symposium Schedule Subject to Change

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Wednesday, June 22

3:00 – 6:00 pm

Registration

Embassy Suites

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Embassy Suites

Thursday, June 23

8:00 – 9:00 am

Registration

Lobby at K-State Olathe

9:00 – 9:30 am

Welcome

Eleni Pliakoni – Chair of the Organizing Committee
April Mason – Provost, Kansas State University
John Floros – Dean of the College of Agriculture, Kansas State University

Forum Hall

9:30 – 10:30 am

Keynote Speaker
Julian Cribb – The Age of Food

Forum Hall

10:30 – 11:00 am

Coffee/Tea Break
Sponored by Rimol Greenhouse Systems, Inc.

Bistro

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Invited Speaker
Ken Meter – The Long tradition of Urban Agriculture in the U.S. – and it’s Future

Forum Hall

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Lunch break

Bistro

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Oral Session 1: Urban Food Production Systems
Moderator: Josh Smith, Cultivate KC

Room 221

1:30

Concepts of Sustainable Intensification for Urban Food Production Systems
Jessie L. Vipham, Kansas State University

1:45

Factors Contributing to and Limiting Vegetable Crop Productivity Across an Urban to Rural Transect in Greater Chicago, Illinois
Ross Wagstaff, University of Illinois

2:00

Integrating High Tunnel Production to Provide Resiliency for Urban and Peri-urban Supply Chains
Cary Rivard, Kansas State University

2:15

Managing Urban Garden Soils to Minimize Potential Soil Contaminant Transfer to Humans
Ganga Hettiarachchi, Kansas State University

2:30

Panel Discussion

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Oral Session 2: Policy, Planning and Advocacy
Moderator: Katherine Kelly, Cultivate KC

Room 222

1:30

Strategic Planning: Exploring the Scope and Participants of the Food Movement to Enhance Systemic Change
Kelly Moore, University of Florida

1:45

St. Louis Regional Food Study Evaluates the Evolution of Industrial Food Production and Its Impacts on Public Health, Economics, and Environment
Melissa Vatterott, Missouri Coalition for the Environment

2:00

Constructing Resilient Systems in the Conservative South
Makenna Coon, College of Charleston

2:15

Just Like Mama Used to Make: Urban Farming as an Adjunct to the Federal Import Regulatory Scheme Regarding Immigrant Foodways
Wendy Tien, U.S. Department of Justice

2:30

Panel Discussion

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Oral Session 3: Nutrition and Human Health
Moderator: Sara Gragg, Kansas State University

Room 223

1:30

Nutrition and Food Safety Extension Programming in Urban Kansas City
Londa Nwadike, Kansas State University and the University of Missouri

1:45

Incentivizing SNAP Transactions at Farmers’ Markets in Cleveland, Ohio
Amanda Osborne, Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County

2:00

Development of an Environmental Health Risk Assessment Framework for Consumption of Foraged Items in the Urban Environment: a Baltimore, MD Case Study using Berries and Greens
Chris Zuidema, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

2:15

Increasing Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in a South Los Angeles Food Desert
Cynthia Davis, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

2:30

Panel Discussion

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Coffee/Tea Break
Sponsored by Kansas State University Food Science Institute

Bistro and Bistro Patio

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Poster Session and Networking

Room 220

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Sponsor Exhibits

2nd Floor Hallway

7:00 – 10:00 pm

Farm Social
In case of bad weather, the social will be held at K-State Olathe

K-State Olathe Horticulture Research and Extension Center
35230 W 135th St
Olathe, KS 66061

Friday, June 24

9:00 – 9:10 am

Welcome

Ralph Richardson, Interim CEO, Kansas State University- Olathe
Katherine Kelly, Executive Director, Cultivate Kansas City

Forum Hall

9:10 – 10:00 am

Invited Speaker
Nancy Creamer, Building a Local Food Economy in North Carolina

Forum Hall

10:00 – 10:30 am

Break
Sponsored by Stuppy, Inc.

Bistro and Bistro Patio

10:30 – 11:30 am

Invited Speaker
Dr. Sarah Taylor Lovell, Planning Urban Spaces for Sustainable Food Production

Forum Hall

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch

Great Plains Room

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Student Lunch with Wayne Roberts

Room 223

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Next Steps for the Urban Food Systems Symposium

Great Plains Room

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Oral Session 4: Urban Farmer Training
Moderator – Cary Rivard, Kansas State University

Room 221

1:30

Developing New Farmers at Cultivate Kansas City
Katherine Kelly, Cultivate Kansas City, Kansas City, KS, USA

1:45

The Kinsman Farm: A Case Study of an Urban Incubator Farm
Jacqueline Kowalski, Ohio State University

2:00

Creating the Feeding Communities Project, an Urban Agriculture Training Program Designed for the Colorado Front Range
Brien Darby, Denver Botanic Gardens

2:15

Growing Growers Training Program – Maximizing Impact through Collaboration
Marlin Bates, Kansas State University

2:30

Panel Discussion

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Oral Session 5: Food Security I
Moderator – Londa Nwadike, Kansas State University

Room 222

1:30

Fighting Racism at its Root: An Examination of San Diego’s Community Gardens
Jane Henderson, University of San Diego

1:45

Discursively Constructing Middle Class Positions: Food Insecurity Stories at a Midwestern Food Pantry
Megan A Koch-Schraedley, University of Missouri – Columbia

2:00

Food Systems for an Increasingly-Urban Population
Tanner Roark, Oklahoma State University

2:15

Informal Assistance and the Risk of Household Food Insecurity for Urban Families
Christian King, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

2:30

Panel Discussion

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Oral Session 6: Community and Economic Development I
Moderator: Candice Shoemaker, Kansas State University

Room 223

1:30

Embedding Food Systems Development in Local Government
Helen Schnoes, Douglas County, Kansas USA

1:45

Iterative Mappings: Spatial Analysis for Community Food Resilience
Ellen Burke, PLA, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

2:00

The Urban Fisher Ecology: the Case of the Artisanal Fishing Community of the Bay of Chorrillos, Lima, Peru
Hector Bombiella, Iowa State University

2:15

Intergenerational Community Development through Urban Food Systems
Kelly Henderson, Ohio State University

2:30

Panel Discussion

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Break
Sponsored by Kansas State University Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources

Bistro

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 7: Food Security II
Moderator – Jessie Vipham – Kansas State University

Room 221

3:30

Increasing Access to Local Food by Extending Shelf Life of Fresh Vegetables
Eleni Pliakoni, Kansas State University

3:45

Mobile Farmers’ Market Pilot Project Brings Everyone to the Table
Ariel Agenbroad, University of Idaho

4:00

Evaluating the Local Food System of Manhattan, Kansas: Producer and Institution Perspectives
Candice Shoemaker, Kansas State University

4:15

Gathering Baltimore’s Bounty: Characterizations of Urban Foraging Behaviors, Motivations and Barriers
Colleen Synk, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

4:30

Panel Discussion

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 8: University/College Programs
Moderator – Judy Favor, Kansas State University

Room 222

3:30

The Urban Edge: The Role of Urban Student Organic Farms in Raising Awareness of Food System Inequities
Peyton Ginakes, University of Minnesota

3:45

Advancing Urban Food Systems with Community-Campus Partnerships
Jacob Rayl, Indiana State University

4:00

Linking Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes to Urban Agriculture in the Twin Cities
Mary Rogers, University of Minnesota

4:15

From University to Community: Providing Fresh Produce to Food Insecure Urban Communities in Greensboro, North Carolina
Sanjun Gu, North Carolina A&T State University

4:30

Panel Discussion

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 9: Community and Economic Development II
Moderator – Alicia Ellingsworth, Cultivate KC

Room 223

3:30

Design and Decision Making for Year-Round Market Vegetable Production: Scale, Systems, and Season Extension
Greg Garbos, Four-Season Tools, City Bitty Farm, AgRoofs, Kansas City, MO, USA

3:45

Local Farmer’s Markets as a Tool for Community Development
Mary Rodriguez, Ohio State University

4:00

Funding Kansas Community Gardens: Lessons from a Mini-Grant Project
Cheryl Boyer, Kansas State University

4:15

The Giving Grove Impact on Food Insecurity in Kansas City
Amanda Lindahl, The Giving Grove

4:30

Panel Discussion

6:30 – 10:30 pm

Symposium Dinner Banquet
Dinner Speaker – Wayne Roberts, How Food Strategy Creates Cities Most Likely to Succeed
Sponsored by Mizzou Advantage

Embassy Suites

Saturday, June 25

8:30 am – 2:00 pm

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

 

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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