History of Food Provisioning for Amsterdam
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The Amsterdam Network for Food Planning (ANFP) is an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional platform for students, young professionals, scholars and citizens who are interested in the future of food in Amsterdam. We aim to build bridges between the worlds of practice, academia and civil society in order to address the challenge of sustainably feeding Amsterdam’s increasing population.
ANFP will hold meetings year round that will focus on a wide range of food disciplines such as sustainable food planning, food governance, food technology and urban agriculture. The end of our meetings are set aside for networking activities where participants can form relationships that will be catalysts for the multi-faceted transformation of Amsterdam’s future food system.
For our first meeting on November 18th, we will discuss the history of food provisioning for Amsterdam. Our keynote speakers will provide a unique overview of the past and present dynamics that have shaped and are continuing to shape food supplies for Amsterdammers.
Program - 16:00 - 16:20 - Piet van Cruyningen: Medieval Amsterdam's food provisioning to early 20th century 16:20 - 16:30 - Discussion 16:30 - 16:35 - Break 16:35 - 16:55 - Koen van der Gaast: Amsterdam and Almere as a second-tier city 16:55 - 17:05 - Discussion 17:05 - 17:10 - Break 17:10 - 17:30 - Participant networking
Mr.dr. Piet van Cruyningen is a Senior Researcher in the Rural and Environmental History group at Wageningen University and Research with an expertise in agriculture, history, and water management. He teaches the classes of Agrarian History and Biosystems Engineering and Society.
Koen van der Gaast is a PhD candidate associated with both the Urban Economics group of Wageningen University and Research and the Food and Healthy Living group of Aeres University for Applied Sciences Almere. For his dissertation, he studies sustainable food entrepreneurship in the city-region food system of Almere, Flevoland.
Due to multiple reasons, our first meeting will be online with hopes in the future of a physical meeting.
Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 18th from 16:00 - 17:30 and sign up through this Zoom link: https://uva-live.zoom.us/.../tZElcemhqTkiG9MlCKOCeDeicoMm...