Ferne Edwards

Research Fellow and WP1 Leader, EdiCitNet

Ferne Edwards

Research Fellow and WP1 Leader, EdiCitNet
ferne.edwards@rmit.edu.au

Biography

Ferne Edwards works across design, geography, health and planning to address issues on sustainable cities, food systems and social change. Ferne has conducted research in Australia, Venezuela, Ireland, Spain and Norway to explore diverse urban food practices, including topics of waste, beekeeping and ICT-mediated food sharing. She has applied her research in international collaborative networks and activities, including working with ten municipalities to establish an international edible cities network in the EU H2020 IA project EdiCitNet; and as part of the European Urban Arena network to distill solutions for just and sustainable cities. Ferne has recently co-edited two books: ‘Food for Degrowth: Perspectives and Practices’ with Anitra Nelson (Routledge, December 2020) and ‘Food, Senses and the City’ (Routledge, 2021) with Roos Gerritsen and Grit Wesser. She is currently exploring strategies to (re)engage with nature and to foster sustainable food transitions based at NTNU, Norway.

All sessions by Ferne Edwards

Mobilizing the Planet: Evening session

18:00-20:30
CAMP - Black Room / ONLINE