Across rooftops and vacant lots, school yards and public housing projects, urban agriculture is transforming New York City.
creates new opportunities for community development, local food prodcution, environmental stewardship, and public health. At the same time, it poses complex land use and policy challenges.
In advance of our Five Borough Farm
publication launch in July, Battery Park City Parks Conservancy executive director Tessa Huxley moderates a conversation with three pioneering practitioners to discuss the future of urban agriculture in New York City: Ben Flanner, Ian Marvy, and Karen Washington.
"Glass, Concrete, and Soil: Making Space for Urban Agriculture in a Crowded City"
is the annual event for the Design Trust Council
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