How can we feed Philadelphia? Growing the Grange
This Urban Sustainability Forum will take on the topic of urban agriculture in Philadelphia, exploring ways that growers, markets, and consumers can strengthen and improve Philadelphia's access to healthy, safe and affordable food. The forum will feature speakers from other cities sharing their experiences on how they established land-based development and policy to promote urban agriculture, and give an overview of Philadelphia’s current farm and policy initiatives This event is an opportunity to learn from some exemplary models of how we can increase access to fresh food, promote sustainable agriculture, and promote policy-friendly initiatives for growing the grange.
Moderator, Domenic Vitiello, moderator - Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning and Urban Studies, University of PA
Ben Reynolds - Sustain London, Food Link Project Officer
Laurie Actman - Project Director, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
Marcia Caton Campbell - Program Director, Center for Resilient Cities, Milwaukee
Sustainable Business Network
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Delaware Valley Green Building Council
Pennslyvania State University Cooperative Extension Office
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Farm To City
Pennsylvania Association For Sustainable Agriculture
Philadelphia Orchard Project
The Food Trust
Mill Creek Farm
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
This program is supported with funding from the Claneil Foundation and from Drexel University, Center for Public Policy and the Drexel Engineering Cities Initiatives.
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Center for Environmental Policy
The goals of the Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) at The Academy of Natural Sciences are to evaluate key issues of environmental policy, facilitate dialogues and decision-making on environmental topics, and inform the public from both an academic as well as practical perspective. The CEP will answer the need for a non-partisan, science-based organization that is capable of accessing and guiding a myriad of public and private stakeholders.
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