Tag: Food Studies

At NYU, a Different Kind of Food Lab

As NYU’s purple empire expands, high-tech, multimillion-dollar concrete buildings encircle Washington Square Park. But on an eighth of an acre at the corner of Houston and Wooster, something green has sprouted, too.

Can Urban Farmers Make a Living?

Carolyn Dimitri, an associate professor of food studies at New York University, received a USDA grant to study the economic viability of urban agriculture in the U.S.