Urban Agriculture and The next Farm Bill Symposium
FULL RECORDING OF THE SYMPOSIUM NOW AVAILABLE!
The GW Sustainability Collaborative’s annual symposium brings together policy makers, academics and practitioners to identify current scientific findings and future research questions in the field of sustainability. This year’s conference focused on the forthcoming 2018 Farm Bill. The event was be co-hosted by three organizations – AGree, Michigan State University, and the University of the District of Columbia. AGree is an organization with the mission of driving positive change in the food and agriculture system by connecting and challenging leaders from diverse communities to build consensus, catalyze action, and elevate food and agriculture as a national priority. Michigan State University’s Center for Regional Food Systems is an organization committed to research, education and outreach to develop regionally integrated, sustainable food systems. The University of the District of Columbia is the only public higher education in DC, and the only urban land-grant university in the nation with a College of Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, as well as a College of Agriculture.