The goal of the Urban Food Systems Symposium is to bring together a national and international audience of academic and research-oriented professionals to share and gain knowledge on urban food systems and the role they play in global food security. This symposium includes knowledge on: urban agricultural production, local food systems distribution, urban farmer education, urban ag policy, planning and development, food access and justice, and food sovereignty.

The 2018 Symposium will be held August 8 - 11 at The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is sponsored by the University of Minnesota in partnership with Kansas State University. The theme of the symposium is Developing Urban Food Systems for Sustainable and Resilient Communities.

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2016 - Changing the Way We Think About Global Food Security