TALK: From Victory Gardens to Urban Agriculture: Join the Garden Revolution

Rose Hayden-Smith (IHC Research Fellow)
Wednesday, April 13 / 12:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

Hayden-Smith will present an in-depth look at the past and present of the Victory Garden movement. This paper will review historical case studies and discuss current national policies and models as well as future work needed to sustain the Victory Garden model as part of the overall local food movement. Hayden-Smith will also discuss urban agriculture and how the local food-systems movement is addressing a wide range of challenges facing Americans today. A graduate of UCSB, Hayden-Smith is the Strategic Initiative Leader for Sustainable Food Systems for UC’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Division.
Sponsored by the IHC’s Research Fellows Program.

Website: www.victorygrower.com

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