events

Upcoming 

November 11, 2017 – Philadelphia University, “Rooftop Agriculture for Industrial Designers (Philadelphia, PA) 

 

Lectures

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting, “Site Commissioning: Verifying Performance in an Era of Assumptions” (October 21, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA) 

Lower Schuylkill River Corps, Cooperative Public Research Seminar – “Designing for Performance in the Schuylkill Watershed” (February 17, 2017 – PA)

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting – “Pens Down, Forks Up. That’s the way we like to… plan urban food systems” (October 23, 2016 – LA)

Pennsylvania Association for Environmental Professionals (PAEP) Annual Conference – “Rooftop Agriculture: Elevating food systems in the 21st Century” (May 13, 2016 – PA)

University of Rhode Island, Landscape Architecture Lecture Series – “Craft, Research + Practice: Performance-Based Design in Landscape Architecture” (April 14, 2016 – RI)

American Water Resources Association – “Rooftop Agriculture: The Most Appetizing Green Infrastructure on the Horizon” (October 21, 2015 – PA)

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Grey to Green Conference – “Financing the Farm: Making Dollars and Cents of Rooftop Agriculture,” co-presented with Ben Flanner of Brooklyn Grange and Mark Winterer of Recover Green Roofs (June 1, 2015 – ON, international conference)

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Design – “Edible Skyline: Rethinking Our Food System” (October 31, 2014 – PA)

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Grey to Green Conference – “Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture” Course (August 26, 2014 – Toronto, international conference)

Growing Gardens – “Food Roofs” (April 3, 2014 – OR)

Temple University – “Food Roofs: Rooftops as Productive Infrastructure” (March 20, 2014 – PA)

Philadelphia Flower Show – “Rooftop Agriculture: Feeding Our City and Our Soul” (March 5, 2014 – PA)

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Rooftop Agriculture Course – “Rooftop Agriculture in the City of Brotherly Love” (March 5, 2014 – PA)

Moorestown Friends School – “Greening our City: From the Rooftop to the Parking Lot” (December 13, 2013 – NJ)

Temple University – “The Greenest Shade of Green: Sustainable Design + Practice” (November 25, 2013 – PA)

ASLA Annual Meeting – “Rooftop Agriculture: The New Green Roof Frontier” (November 18, 2013 – MA)

Mother Earth News Fare – “How to Grow Food on Your Roof” (October 12, 2013 – KS)

Friends of the Wissahickon – “Rooftop Agriculture: Productive Green Roofs” (September 24, 2013 – PA)

Guatemala Green Building Council Landscape Architecture Conference – “Rooftop Agriculture for Landscape Architects” (July 26, 2013 – Guatemala, international conference, keynote speaker)

Guatemala Green Building Council Landscape Architecture Conference – “Rooftop Placemaking: Green Roofs as Liveable Spaces” (July 25, 2013 – Guatemala, international conference, keynote speaker)

Philadelphia Center for Architecture – “Rooftop Agriculture for Architects + Landscape Architects” (June 10, 2013 – PA)

Horticultural Society of New York’s Urban Agriculture Conference – “The Evolution of Rooftop Agriculture” (May 16, 2013 – NY)

2012 Urban Agriculture Summit – “Seed to Plate: rooftop production strategies” (August 16, 2012 – ON, international conference)

Central High School – “Green Roofs: 101” (May 15, 2011 – PA)

Stockton University – “Productive Rooftops: Green Roofs and Rooftop Agriculture”(February 21, 2011 – NJ)

Philadelphia Community College – “Urban Agricultural Skins” (November 17, 2010 – PA)

West Philadelphia High School – “Green Roofs and Rooftop Agriculture” (July 14, 2010 – PA)

PECO Financial Education Center – “Plant Biology for Roof Greening” (May 24, 2010 – PA)

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania – “Up on the Roof: Green Roofs Dissected” (April 17, 2008 – PA)

 

Panel Discussions

Drexel University Urban Growers – “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Urban Agriculture” panelist (May  28, 2013 – PA)

Of Course! Celebrate Every Aspect of Food – “Finding Food in Unusual Places” panelist (April 6, 2013 – MA)

2012 Cities Alive – “Emerging design and technology trends in rooftop urban agriculture” panelist (October 18, 2012 – IL, international conference)

University of Pennsylvania – “Urban agriculture panel” panelist (March 14, 2012 – PA)

2011 Cities Alive – “Rooftop Agriculture Panel” moderator (December 2011 – PA, international conference)

 

Roof-to-Table Events

Philadelphia – April 8, 2017 Whole Foods Market South Street, Whole Bazaar rooftop sale + signing

Philadelphia – April 25, 2013 Good Karma Cafe (928 Pine St.) – watch video

Chicago – August 20, 2013 Uncommon Ground (1401 West Devon Ave.) 

 

Photography Exhibitions

Philadelphia – April 1 to June 30, 2013 Good Karma Cafe (928 Pine St.)

Chicago – August 19 to September 15, 2013 Uncommon Ground (1401 West Devon Ave.)