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Wild foods in tame places: Global perspectives on food security, food sovereignty, and urban foragingCampus Calendar

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Nifkin Lounge, Marshall Hall, SUNY-ESF

Event Description: Wild foods in tame places: Global perspectives on food security, food sovereignty, and urban foraging
Tuesday, March 24th, 4:30pm
Nifkin Lounge, Marshall Hall
Presentation and reception - Free and open to the public

Marla R. Emery, Ph.D is Research Geographer with the USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, where her research focuses on the role of forests in providing food and sustaining cultures in and beyond cities. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Assessment of Sustainable Use of Wild Species, a global scientific undertaking of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Dr. Emery has conducted research on uses of wild foods in countries including Colombia, Mexico, Scotland, and the United States. She received her Ph.D. in Geography from Rutgers University.
This event is hosted by a collaborative research project between researchers from SUNY-ESF Environmental and Forest Biology, Landscape Architecture; and Syracuse University Food Studies exploring the intersection of food, ecosystem restoration, and public space. For more information, contact Matt Potteiger, mpotteig@esf.edu or 315-470-6544; or Stewart Diemont, sdiemont@esf.edu or 315-470-4707

Contact:
Matt Potteiger
mpotteig@esf.edu
315-470-6544

Sponsor: Hosted by a collaborative ESF-SU research project

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