Panel Discussion: Urban Farming & Food Access in New York City (free)

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Panel Discussion: Urban Farming & Food Access in New York City (free)

hosted by NYC Department Of Records And Information Services/Municipal Archives

Thursday, January 3, 2019
6:00pm-8:00pm

NYC Department of Records and Information Services
NYC Department of Records and Information Services, Suite 111 - Reading Room
New York, NY 10007 United States

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“Panelists will share their experiences and discuss how urban farming and free food distribution channels are minimizing food insecurity in New York City, what are the most important tools to establish a community-based food program and what is the best strategy to engage the community in green initiatives.”

Panelists include:

Barbara Turk, Director of Food Policy for the City of New York
Michael Hurwitz, Director of Greenmarket at GrowthNYC
Jenny Osman, FRESH Director & Project Manager at NYC Economic Development Corporation
Andrea Mata, Senior Manager for Community Health Initiatives at NYC Housing Authority