Resilience in Urban Food Systems: Novel Approaches

Resilience in Urban Food Systems: Novel Approaches

Time: Friday, 3:55 PM to 5:20 PM


Moderator: Emily Sigman, Master of Environmental Management ’19, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Master of Global Affairs ’19, Jackson Institute of Global Affairs


David Downs, Enterprise Community Partners, Senior Program Officer

Michael Garcia, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Nutrition Project Coordinator

Michelle McCabe, Director, Center for Food Equity and Economic Development, Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport

Andrew Carter, Smallhold, CEO / Co-Founder


Key Words: Urban food system, food sovereignty,


The development of resilient, equitable urban food systems necessitates innovation and collaboration across all sectors. Panelists will share novel approaches linking urban food issues to housing, mental health, community organizing, and sovereignty.