Food Security - Page 2

National Collaborations

by |November 8th, 2009

The Urban Design Lab from November 2009 participated in a series of ongoing national initiatives with the Action Center to End World Hunger, Earth Pledge Foundation, Fast Forward Fund, and HealthCorps, geared to enhance awareness of students, children, and the general public on the themes of sustainability, climate change, health, food, and fair trade.

CDC National Environmental Public Health Conference

by |October 28th, 2009

Michael Conard, assistant director of the UDL, presented “Redesigning the Food System for Public Health and Sustainability” at the Center for Disease Control’s National Environmental Public Health Conference. This event, which took place October 26-28 in Atlanta, was organized to encourage innovative strategies for addressing existing and emerging environmental health issues and to provide a… read more

Go Green East Harlem Studio: Food Security and Urban Agriculture.

by |January 30th, 2009

This joint architecture and engineering studio proposing innovative environmental projects for East Harlem was presented to the GoGreen meeting convened by then-Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer in January 2009. This was the sixth such studio taught by Patricia Culligan of Columbia University’s Fu School of Engineering and Applied Science and Richard Plunz of the Graduate… read more