Edible Futures, Panels

A public symposium highlighting the intersectional and entangled nature of food futures with environmental and social issues.


Jan 28, 2023



Knowlton Hall
275 West Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

A two-day public symposium in Knowlton Hall investigating the intersectional and entangled nature of food futures with environmental and social issues.

Friday, January 27

Keynote Address

“Food City: The urban consequences of food transparency”

CJ Lim
Professor of Architecture and Urbanism
The Bartlett School of Architecture
Food City

Saturday, January 28

Panel 1: Ingest

9:00 a.m.

9:10 a.m.

10:50 a.m.
Karen Lewis (moderator)
Associate Professor Professor of Architecture, Knowlton School

Panel 2: Digest

12:20 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

2:10 p.m.
Ann Pendleton-Jullian (moderator)
Professor of Architecture, Knowlton School

Closing Remarks

3–3:30 p.m.
Closing Conversation
Phu Hoang (moderator)
Architecture Section Head and
Robert S. Livesey Professor of Architecture, Knowlton School 



Angel Arroyo-Rodríguez
Ohio EPA
Food and Waste

Germane Barnes
University of Miami
Black Reconstructions: In the Kitchen

Christy Cheng
Food as a Catalyst for Design

Aleksandra Jaeschke
UT Austin
Wheelwright Prize 2019

Forbes Lipschitz
Knowlton School
Food and AgriCultural Transformation

Nick McDermott
Future Expansion
Neighborhoods Now

Chris Otter
Food Historian
The Ohio State University Department of History
Diet for a Large Planet

Meredith TenHoor
Envisioning Future Food Systems

Kareem Usher
Knowlton School
Food Access

Peggy A. Williams
One Linden Cooperative

Ben Willis
Parable Coffee
Food Workers Labor Advocacy

Panel Leaders

Karen Lewis
Knowlton School, Architecture

Ann Pendleton-Julian
Knowlton School, Architecture