This World Food Day, October 16, Terreform research director, Andrea Johnson will take part in a round table panel discussion along with Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams; and Nicholas Freudenberg, Director of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute and Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy.
The discussion will focus on “current policy efforts surrounding the fight against food insecurity and efforts in regards to food sustainability on a local and national level.”
The City College of New York President, Vincent Boudreau, will moderate the discussion. The event is organized by The City College of New York Office of the President, The City College of New York Office of Institutional Advancement and Communications, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.
Andrea Johnson, Research Director, coordinates numerous publications and collaborates on design research projects. Andrea has worked with Diana Wiesner Architecture and Landscape, the Bogotá Mountain Foundation, and Urban Think Tank. She is a graduate of the Master of Landscape Architecture program at The City College of New York where she has also taught Digital Representation. In 2015, she was named a National Olmsted Scholar Finalist. Prior to her landscape studies, Andrea provided immigration legal services in NYC and assisted women to start small businesses in Puerto Rico.
📷 Philippe Schmidt. Earlier this year, Andrea presented Terreform’s New York City (Steady State): Home Grown project at Bauhaus University, Weimar, as part of the 2019 International Model Project Forum.