Mini Conference

RADICAL FOOD GEOGRAPHIES: Connecting Knowledges, Cultivating Practices, (re)Imagining Governance (flyer)

April 2, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Conference Program now available!

Festival Center, Washington, D.C. (1640 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009)

Join us for a day-long workshop opening with a panel of community-based practitioners and academics working to address food system injustices in the DC area and beyond. The program will feature working groups to explore collaboration opportunities for effective advancement of food justice and food sovereignty and a keynote address by Ricardo Salvador, Director, Food & Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists.

Following the day’s program will be a Food and Farm Justice Book Panel & Reception
located at Busboys and Poets (2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009)

Authors include: Jahi Chappell // Ashanté Reese // Monica White // Joshua Sbicca // Colin Anderson

Workshop Organizers
Xavier Brown, Director, Soilful City
Rafter Ferguson, Union of Concerned Scientists
Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, School of International Service, American University
Colleen Hammelman, Dept. of Geography & Earth Sciences, UNC Charlotte
Yuki Kato, Dept. of Sociology, Georgetown University
Charles Z. Levkoe, Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, Lakehead University
Kristin Reynolds, Independent Scholar, New York, NY
Joshua Sbicca, Dept. of Sociology, Colorado State University
Beverley Wheeler, Director, DC Hunger Solutions

Attendance is limited. RSVP now closed.

Light breakfast and lunch will be served by Zenful Bites, a DC-based holistic, eco-catering service. Donations may be collected at event.

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(updated March 29, 2019)