Join us for the sixth installment of UniverCities Exchange as our panel of experts explores ways that various forms of urban agriculture can increase food production and distribution to reduce food insecurity and shrink cities' food deserts. We'll discuss initiatives underway in Kansas City and St. Louis and opportunities to get involved.
This event is moderated by Steve Kraske, host of "Up to Date" for KCUR/NPR, and our panelists include:
- Brien Darby, Executive Director of Cultivate KC
- Dr. Juan Cabrera-Garcia, Assistant Research Professor for the Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy at UMKC and Vegetable State Extension Specialist for the University of Missouri
- James Forbes, Co-Founder, and CEO at Good Life Growing
The event is free and online, but registration through the 2022 UM System Extension and Engagement Week portal is required. Please scroll to the February 2023 events to find your registration link.