Floriade Dialogues Summit – Talks of the Town
What’s going on in places all over the world in terms of green and healthy food cities for all? In the afternoon programme of the Floriade Dialogues Summit we serve you the Talks of the Town and in-depth sessions with many inspiring cases, from Zimbabwe and Detroit to Almere!
You find more information about the sessions below. When you register, you sign up for the in-depth session of your choice.
Trinidad and Tobago
with Alpha Sennon
Alpha Sennon, founder of WhyFarm, has a personal mission to engage youth in agriculture by using the power of imagination: forget Superman, meet AGRIman!
with Chido Govera
Chido Govera is a social entrepeneur and activist, she travels the world to help hundreds of people change their lives by teaching them how to cultivate mushrooms.
with Devita Davison
Fearless farmer Devita Davison explains how features of Detroit’s decay actually make it an ideal spot for urban agriculture.
with Jaap Seidell
Researcher Jaap Seidell will take you back to school. What is the effect of school lunches for a healthy and green city?
with Jan Eelco Jansma & Werner Brouwer
Researcher Jan Eelco Jansma and area director Werner Brouwer will take you to Oosterwold. A new area near Almere where people build their own houses in connection to both food production and nature conservation.
Professor Egidio Dansero will explain how food is a field of political action. From the importance of social actors to alternative food networks.
New York City (USA)
Professor Nevin Cohen will tell you about the study of health, and social impacts of agriculture on New York City and the effects of city policies on urban food production.