FRI-B01: The Future of Food in Our Landscapes: Growing Community

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Agrihoods—communities organized around food production—offer progressive models for integrating productive landscapes into the fabric of our growing urban regions. This session examines built examples to understand the challenges and opportunities in creating synergistic relationships between communities and agricultural production through planning, landscape design, and operational models.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand how integrating food production in community design catalyzes community health, interaction, and education. 2. Understand how to integrate different models of food production into a community. 3. Gain insight into operational and programmatic models that influence the design and performance of agrihoods. 4. Examine strategies for increasing the productive capacity of community landscapes.
Instructors
Amaya Genaro; Angela Janus; Daron Joffe; Andrew Watkins, ASLA, AIA; Natasha Harkison, ASLA
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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