September 24, 2010

GrowingCities to Participate in Urban Ag Forum

Growingcities is pleased to announce that we have been invited to speak at Farm City Forum, a Pecha Kucha forum that addresses the future of urban agriculture. It is the final event of Farm City, a three-week series of events that features markets, farm tours, speakers, and other related events.

Farm City Forum takes place on Saturday, September 25 from 1pm - 7pm at the, and the Pecha Kucha lectures will take place from 3pm - 4:15pm. The event is taking place at
FIAL, Le Skyroom, 22 East 60th street, Manhattan.

Below is the announcement for the Pecha Kucha segment.
Click here for more information about Farm City Forum.

Pecha Kucha 20 x 20: 11 Visionary Urban Agriculture Projects 3:00-4:10 p.m.
10 presentations: 20 slides show for 20 seconds each. 6 minutes & 40 seconds total.
  • Dan Wood, Artist/Architect, Work.AC – P.F. 1 and Brooklyn Edible Schoolyard
  • Francesca Miazzo, Planner/Professor, CITIES the Magazine – Farming the City
  • Mary Mattingly, Artist – The Waterpod and A.S.A.C
  • Meredith TenHoor, Writer – Farm Cities: History of Urban Utopianism
  • Jennifer Nelkin, Farmer,
  • Gita Nandan, Architect/Planner, – FiveBoro Farm
  • Daniel Bowman Simon – Advocate – WHO Garden and People’s Garden NYC
  • Mara Gittelman, Cartograper/Project Director – Farming Concrete
  • Stacey Murphy, Farmer/Architect, Bk Farmyards
  • Adam Prince & Christina Wiles, Artists/Writers – Artistic & Social Practices in Urban Farming
  • Saranga Nakhooda & Devin Lafo, Architects, Growing Cities

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