Samina Raja | “Rustbelt Radicalism Revisited: How Community Action Spurs Food Systems [Policy] Transformation”

April 2, 2019

Much like in the rest of the country, food systems in Buffalo, NY have been overlooked in local government planning and policy. Yet, the food system has played a key role in the rustbelt city’s history and renaissance. This talk explores the ways in which ordinary, incremental, and collective action by community actors – or rustbelt radicalism – has spurred food systems policy transformation in the city of Buffalo, NY.