Food System Policy and Politics III

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Geographies of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/10/2021
Start / End Time: 11:10 AM / 12:25 PM (PST)
Room: Virtual 31
Organizers: Russell Hedberg, Daniel Block
Chairs: Russell Hedberg


This session is part of a series of virtual paper sessions organized by the Geographies of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group to highlight the breadth of scholarship on food and agriculture in the AAG community. This is one of three sessions examining food systems through the lens of food policy and politics. Additional sessions examine agroecology and cultural geographies of food.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter He Jin*, Texas State University - San Marcos, Yongmei Lu , Texas State University , SAR-Gi*: Taking A Spatial Approach to Understand Food Deserts and Food Swamps 15 11:10 AM
Presenter Erica Zurawski*, University of California Santa Cruz, The Food Desert Problem/Possibility: Threading Desert Imaginaries in the Ideology of Improvement to the Food Desert 15 11:25 AM
Presenter Naomi Schwartz*, Ms., Ron Buliung, University of Toronto Mississauga, Kathi Wilson, University of Toronto Mississauga, ‘Up until the moment that I'm here at the table, I'm dealing with a lot of barriers’: Experiences of accessing food among adults with mobility disabilities in Toronto, Canada. 15 11:40 AM
Presenter Michael Chrobok*, University of Toronto, FRESH Food for Whom? Resident-Perceived Impacts of Government-Incentivized Supermarkets in Two New York City Neighbourhoods 15 11:55 AM
Presenter Huiying Ng*, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Re-earthing: A Social Semiotics of Agroecological Futures 15 12:10 PM

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