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UFSS 2016 Presentations – Urban Food Systems Symposium

UFSS 2016 Presentations

Thursday, June 23

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Julian Cribb – The Age of Food
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11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ken Meter – The Long tradition of Urban Agriculture in the U.S. – and it’s Future

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Oral Sessions

Session 1: Urban Food Production Systems

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

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

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

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

Session 2: Policy, Planning and Advocacy

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

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

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

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

Session 3: Nutrition and Human Health

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

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

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

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

Friday, June 24

9:10-10:10 am
Nancy Creamer, Building a Local Food Economy in North Carolina
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10:30-11:30 am
Dr. Sarah Taylor Lovell, Planning Urban Spaces for Sustainable Food Production
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Session 4: Urban Farmer Training

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

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

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

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

Session 5: Food Security I

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

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

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

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

Session 6: Community and Economic Development I

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

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

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

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

Session 7: Food Security II

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

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

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

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

Session 8: University/College Programs

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

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

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

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

Session 9: Community and Economic Development II

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

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

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

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


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