Resilience in Urban Food Systems: Lessons Learned

Resilience in Urban Food Systems: Lessons Learned

Time: Friday, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM


Moderator: Sharada Vadlamani, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management ’18


Anthony Scavone, Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Student

Erin Biehl, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Sr. Program Coordinator

Kim Zeuli, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Senior Vice President and Director of Research


Key Words: Urban food system, spatial mapping, resilience planning, natural disasters


The challenges of equity and access are central to the discussion of resilience in urban food systems. This panel includes case studies using spatial mapping, emissions tracking, disaster planning, and vulnerability assessments to highlight lessons learned and imagine a more resilient future for urban food systems.