Urban Food System Innovations

Mar 31, 2023, 9:00 am5:30 pm
Open to the public, RSVP required.


Event Description

Researchers and New Jersey communities discuss knowledge co-production and frontier research on sustainable, healthy and equitable urban food systems. Topics include community engaged research on urban food systems; health, wellbeing, and equity benefits of urban agriculture; frontier technologies for food waste management; and behavioral nudging for healthy and sustainable diets, presented by leading researchers from Princeton University and our NSF-USDA INFEWS network partners in New Jersey and Minnesota.

How to Do Policy- and Community-Engaged Research on Food?

Panel 1: 9:00-10:30 AM

Faculty members from diverse disciplines discuss co-production with policymakers and communities, sharing their real-world experiences.

Community Food Action Priorities: Perspectives from New Jersey and India

Panel 2: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Hear from representatives from Newark, Trenton, Hudson County, and New Jersey statewide food programs, as well as the Indian cities of Bengaluru, Kochi, and others.

Frontier Research in Urban Food Systems

Panel 3: 12:45 AM-3:30 PM

What do we really know about urban agriculture, food waste valorization, and behavioral nudging towards sustainable diets?

  • M.S. Chadha Center for Global India
  • Metropolis Initiative