Mellon Forum: “Food Security”

The panel discussion “Food Security” will address the great disruption in food production, distribution and consumption caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, and the food practices and policy proposals that might help us construct more stable and inclusive food systems in the future.

This event will be held online via Zoom webinar — register here to receive a webinar link.

Tessa Desmond, associate research scholar in Princeton’s Program in American Studies; Ashley Gripper, a Ph.D. candidate in environmental health at Harvard University; Thomas Reardon, a professor of agricultural, food and resource economics at Michigan State University; and Meredith TenHoor, professor of architecture at the Pratt Institute, will address who gets included and left out of the ranks of the food secure, the forces and structural inequalities that stand in the way of food security, and the social and physical infrastructures needed in order to improve it.

This event is part of the Fall 2020 Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment on the post-pandemic city organized by PEI/Princeton-Mellon Fellow Dietmar Offenhuber and Anu Ramaswami, the Sanjay Swani ’87 Professor of India Studies, professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute.

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Mellon Forum: “Food Security”

Event Date

Wed, Sep 30, 2020 ・ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The panel discussion “Food Security” will address the great disruption in food production, distribution and consumption caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, and the food practices and policy proposals that might help us construct more stable and inclusive food systems in the future.

This event will be held online via Zoom webinar — register here to receive a webinar link.

Tessa Desmond, associate research scholar in Princeton’s Program in American Studies; Ashley Gripper, a Ph.D. candidate in environmental health at Harvard University; Thomas Reardon, a professor of agricultural, food and resource economics at Michigan State University; and Meredith TenHoor, professor of architecture at the Pratt Institute, will address who gets included and left out of the ranks of the food secure, the forces and structural inequalities that stand in the way of food security, and the social and physical infrastructures needed in order to improve it.

This event is part of the Fall 2020 Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment on the post-pandemic city organized by PEI/Princeton-Mellon Fellow Dietmar Offenhuber and Anu Ramaswami, the Sanjay Swani ’87 Professor of India Studies, professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute.