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Lecture Series on Designing for Urban Agriculture

'Food for Talk' provides a place for conversations to take place between people who work with communities, government and universities to explore the emerging and challenging issues around food security, agricultural transformation, and local food alternatives/networks.

Designing for agriculture at home and work
March 20,  11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. , Christian Resource Centre, 40 Oak Street, Regent Park
David Walsh/Mathis Natvik: Carrot Common
David Leinster: Wychwood Barns, Lawrence Heights and Regent Park

Designing for agriculture in uncommon spaces
March 27,  11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Architecture Building, 325 Church Street, Ryerson University]
Andre Viljoen: Middlesbrough
Ismael Hautecoeur: Rooftop Project, Montreal
David Garcelon: Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Designing and planning for agriculture: Examples from the classroom
April 3, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Architecture Building, 325 Church Street, Ryerson University
Informal presentations of student work from 3 current courses:
Architectural Science, Ryerson U. [Prof.: June Komisar]
Landscape Architecture, SUNY-Syracuse [Prof.: Matthew Potteiger]
Planning, U. at Buffalo [Prof.: Samina Raja]

This series is jointly sponsored by the Centre for Urban Health  Initiatives at the University of Toronto, York University Faculty of Environmental Studies, the Ryerson Centre for Studies in Food Security, and the Toronto Food Policy Council.