From Urban Decay to Urban Agriculture (free)

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From Urban Decay to Urban Agriculture (free)

hosted by NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Friday, April 12, 2019
5:00pm-7:00pm

The Puck Building
295 Lafayette Street - Rice Conference Room & Newman Reception Area, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012 United States

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“This event is a panel discussion highlighting the various ways unused or decaying urban spaces have been reinvented into urban agricultural projects that serve their communities in various ways. From growing fresh, local food to youth education, and workforce training to refugee programming, these urban agriculture programs have been able to transform urban communities in ways that far surpass city beautification and growing food. During this panel discussion, we will be discussing some of these strategies, and how urban agriculture experts have been able to utilize food and farming to impact their communities.”