24 May

Terra Nova, Agricum, Slottsvägen 2, Alnarp

Food and the city.

seminars, workshops |

Urban foodscapes in planning, design and governance of cities.

8.45-9.15 Coffee and registration.

9.15- 9.20 Welcome. Dean Håkan SchroederLTV faculty.

9.20-9.30 Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin; Professor of Landscape planning, Head of the Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, SLU. Introduction to a day on food and the city.

9.30-10.05 Richard Tellström. Associate Professor in meal studies, ethnologist and food historian. Well-known from radio and television and Expert for SLU Future food. Imaginary and escapist landscapes in the Swedish urban restaurant during 700 year.

10.05-10.40 Edith Salminen. Food Culture strategist, UNA. Collective Action: Towards a new systemic food strategy for the City of Malmö.

10.40-10.50 Short break.

10.50-11.25 Maggie Roe. Dean of Postgraduate Studies, Reader in Landscape Planning Research & Policy Engagement, University of Newcastle.  Near Urban Seascapes: Food from the Marine Landscape.

11.25-12.00 Tim Waterman, Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. Imaginaries and urban foodways. Their shaping of public space and life.

12.00-13.10 Lunch

13.10-13.45 Oliver Maxwell.   Director, Anthropologist. Founder of the social enterprise Bybi, Copenhagen. Using honey and bees to generate a richer environment and inclusive communities in Copenhagen.

13.45-14.20 Anna Jakobsson, PhD. Senior lecturer in Gardens, Parks and Landscapes – their history and cultural heritage, Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, SLU. The heritage of garden cultivation and food planning in 20th century private gardens: the example of Rostorp in Malmö.

14.20.-14.55 Coffee or tea.

14.55-15.30 Sofi Joosee, PhD. Researcher in environmental communication. Fish in the City.  Follow the fish: The ways fish travel to our plates and how these fishways influence economy, community and environment. Department of Urban and Rural Development, SLU, Uppsala. 

15.30-16.00 Panel with questions and conclusions. How can we move on to work with planning and design for sustainable cities, through a food perspective?  Speakers, with Kristina Santén and MSc student in Master of Landscape Architecture Love Silow.

16.00 The end.

Moderator: Kristina Santén, Head of SLU Unit for Collaboration and Development.

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Time: 2019-05-24 08:45 - 16:00
City: Alnarp
Location: Terra Nova, Agricum, Slottsvägen 2
Organiser: SLU Urban Futures in cooperation with Department ofh Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, SLU Future Food and Newcastle University
Last signup date: 16 May 2019
Price: Staff at SLU and students are participating for free. Others pay 300 kr. incl. VAT which includes lunch and refreshments, lectures and the venue.
Additional info:

Please sign up here.

Registrations are binding and open until Friday the 16th of May.

Payment for paying participants, by Swish number 1232647733 SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET at latest on Friday the 16th of May. Please leave a message with your name, surname and "Foodandthecity". You will get a receipt at the desk. If you cannot use Swish, you can be invoiced.

The event is sponsored by SLU Urban Futures, and arranged in cooperation by the Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, SLU Future Food and Newcastle University.


Ingrid Sarlöv-Herlin, Professor
The Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, SLU
Ingrid.Sarlov-Herlin@slu.se, 040-41 54 07