Food and the city

A one day conference on urban foodscapes in planning, design and governance of cities. Very much welcome to a day full of inspiring lectures!

Time and place

Friday 24th of May 2019, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Terra Nova, Slottsvägen 2, Alnarp

Conference fee

Staff at SLU and students are participating for free. Others pay 300 kr. incl. VAT which will include lunch and refreshments. 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 (please register and send an email).


Fill in the registration form below latest 19th of May 2019

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

Registration form:


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


Coffee and registration.


Welcome. Dean Håkan Schroeder LTV faculty.


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.


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 years


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


Short break.


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


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.




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.


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.


Coffee or tea.


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. (To be confirmed)


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 Landscape Architecture Love Silow.