NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
healthy, resilient:
the importance of design in
urban food systems
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FOOD SYSTEMS
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URBANLab http://rebargroup.org/tacoshed/!
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http://www.urbandesignlab.columbia.edu/?pid=nyc_foodshed!
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http://www.balmainrozelle.com/White%20Bay%20Eco%20City%20Masterplan.pdf!
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FOOD PROJECTS
AS TOOLS
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http://www.foodsystemsplanning.com/gemuesekorb!
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“convivial public spaces are at the heart of
democratic living and are one of the few
rem...
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http://www.solfoodmobilefarm.org/?page_id=78! http://trekwithus.com/southern-charm-in...
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http://www.fiveboroughfarm.org/urban-agriculture/!
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Home gardens
Community gardens
Farm training
Municipal compost
Community composting
C...
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ON DESIGN
THINKING
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http://v2.centralstory.com/_gfx/squiggle.png!
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“food is an incredibly powerful tool for
connecting seemingly disparate issues . . . food...
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“food is an incredibly powerful tool for
connecting seemingly disparate issues . . . food...
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PRINCIPLES4
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Diversity = Resilience
GREEN the whitespace
Get into new conversations
Think in s...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
1 2 3 4
Diversity = Resilience
GREEN the whitespace
Get into new conversations
Think in s...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
1 2 3 4
Diversity = Resilience
GREEN the whitespace
Get into new conversations
Think in s...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
1 2 3 4
Diversity = Resilience
GREEN the whitespace
Get into new conversations
Think in s...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
1 2 3 4
Diversity = Resilience
GREEN the whitespace
Get into new conversations
Think in s...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
1 2 3 4
Diversity = Resilience
GREEN the whitespace
Get into new conversations
Think in s...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
“Eventually everything connects -
people, ideas, objects. The quality of
the connections ...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
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Diversity = Resilience
GREEN the whitespace
Get into new conversations
Think in s...
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
ACTION5
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as a culture, we have designed
food systems out of cities.
it’s time to design ...
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http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/Government/
images/FAP%20cover%20image.jpg!
http:...
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I have a meeting Thursday with the folks I met at my table last
Tuesday to work...
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how many ways to describe
the performance of a city?
NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
healthy, resilient.
how many ways to describe
the performance of a city?
of our food?
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NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
bringing design thinking together
with local food systems to create
healthy communities
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  1. 1. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! healthy, resilient: the importance of design in urban food systems This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. 2. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! [urban] FOOD SYSTEMS 1 1
  3. 3. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! URBANLab http://rebargroup.org/tacoshed/!
  4. 4. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! http://www.urbandesignlab.columbia.edu/?pid=nyc_foodshed!
  5. 5. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! http://www.balmainrozelle.com/White%20Bay%20Eco%20City%20Masterplan.pdf!
  6. 6. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1
  7. 7. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1
  8. 8. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! FOOD PROJECTS AS TOOLS 2 1 2
  9. 9. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 http://www.foodsystemsplanning.com/gemuesekorb!
  10. 10. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2
  11. 11. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! “convivial public spaces are at the heart of democratic living and are one of the few remaining loci where we can encounter difference and learn to understand and tolerate other people” -henry shaftoe. Convivial urban spaces!
  12. 12. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 http://www.solfoodmobilefarm.org/?page_id=78! http://trekwithus.com/southern-charm-in-richmond/!
  13. 13. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 http://www.fiveboroughfarm.org/urban-agriculture/!
  14. 14. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 Home gardens Community gardens Farm training Municipal compost Community composting Co-op groceries Farmers markets Farmstands Local aggregators Urban farms Vertical systems Cottage industry Food incubators Festivals City Food markets Farm to table benefits of urban food systemsexamples of urban food projects
  15. 15. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! ON DESIGN THINKING 3 1 2 3
  16. 16. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 http://v2.centralstory.com/_gfx/squiggle.png!
  17. 17. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3
  18. 18. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! “food is an incredibly powerful tool for connecting seemingly disparate issues . . . food is basically a design tool. If you design for food and food systems, you will inevitably address all considerations needed to create a sustainable, workable community.” Nicola Twilley. http://urbanomnibus.net/2010/02/food-and-the-shape-of-cities/! 1 2 3
  19. 19. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! “food is an incredibly powerful tool for connecting seemingly disparate issues . . . food is basically a design tool. If you design for food and food systems, you will inevitably address all considerations needed to create a sustainable, workable community.” Nicola Twilley. http://urbanomnibus.net/2010/02/food-and-the-shape-of-cities/! 1 2 3
  20. 20. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
  21. 21. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! PRINCIPLES4 1 2 3 4
  22. 22. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 Diversity = Resilience GREEN the whitespace Get into new conversations Think in systems Collaborate around social intentions
  23. 23. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 Diversity = Resilience GREEN the whitespace Get into new conversations Think in systems Collaborate around social intentions
  24. 24. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 Diversity = Resilience GREEN the whitespace Get into new conversations Think in systems Collaborate around social intentions
  25. 25. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 Diversity = Resilience GREEN the whitespace Get into new conversations Think in systems Collaborate around social intentions
  26. 26. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 Diversity = Resilience GREEN the whitespace Get into new conversations Think in systems Collaborate around social intentions
  27. 27. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 Diversity = Resilience GREEN the whitespace Get into new conversations Think in systems Collaborate around social intentions
  28. 28. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! “Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” 1 2 3 4 Charles Eames!
  29. 29. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 Diversity = Resilience GREEN the whitespace Get into new conversations Think in systems Collaborate around social intentions
  30. 30. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! ACTION5 1 2 3 4 5
  31. 31. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 5 as a culture, we have designed food systems out of cities. it’s time to design them back in.
  32. 32. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 5
  33. 33. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 5 http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/Government/ images/FAP%20cover%20image.jpg! http://www.urbangardensweb.com/wp-content/ uploads/2009/12/105_eastern_market_for_web.jpg!
  34. 34. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014!
  35. 35. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 5
  36. 36. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 5
  37. 37. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 5 I have a meeting Thursday with the folks I met at my table last Tuesday to work on fine tuning our plan for action . . . to get newly retired teachers involved in school gardens for after school and summer teaching opportunities . . .  We would like to see the produce from such a garden delivered directly to the Food Bank, the cafeteria and/or some central SE Raleigh market area/group like the SE Fertile Ground Food Co-Op.  And, we would REALLY like to get in the conversation about changing sixty years of public school food policy to ensure that fresh healthy locally grown and dare I say organic food is the rule, rather than the very rare exception. -Tami Purdue, Gathering For Good participant. May 25 2014
  38. 38. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! 1 2 3 4 5 how many ways to describe the performance of a city?
  39. 39. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! healthy, resilient. how many ways to describe the performance of a city? of our food? 1 2 3 4 5
  40. 40. NYC Horticultural. May 30, 2014! bringing design thinking together with local food systems to create healthy communities

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