Videos

Video: Book talk at City University of New York School of Public Health – 10/19/16

Video: Book talk at Community Food Funders – 10/5/16

Video: Public forum on community-academic collaboration at The New School -2/27/14

In February 2014, we convened a public forum with urban agriculture activists and food system scholars from several academic institutions in New York City. We presented preliminary findings from the Beyond the Kale research, followed by a panel discussion about how community-based activists and scholars might best work together to advance social justice through urban agriculture. The event took place at The New School. View the video below or click here to watch the video. Featured panelists are listed below:
  • Leticia Alanis, Executive Director, La Unión
  • Maggie Cheney, Director of Farms and Education, EcoStation NY
  • Isobel Contento, Mary Swartz Rose of Professor of Nutrition and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Raymond Figueroa-Reyes, Jr., President of New York City Community Garden Coalition & Director of Social-Ecological Community Development Projects, Friends of Brook Park
  • Yonnette Fleming, Vice President, Hattie Carthan Community Garden
  • Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Social/Personality Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York
  • Odalys Diaz Piñeiro, Director of Special Projects, Hostos Community College
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