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Sara Metcalf, Department of Geography, State University of New York, spoke on "A Systems Modeling Framework for Sustainable Urban Agriculture."
The discussion explored strategies for expanding urban agriculture to alleviate the extreme conditions of poverty and environmental stress that presently plague Buffalo, NY as well as other Rust Belt areas.
The presentation was part of the Local Food Systems Conference held at the Toledo Hilton. The conference aimed to bring together both academics and practitioners to share their knowledge, experience, and expertise with regard to developing and maintaining local food systems in old industrial regions.