Session 2 Food Systems Development Through Geography-Based Mapping

APA California Chapter, Inland Empire Section


Thursday, March 30, 2017
11 a.m. - noon PDT

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Introducing the City of Riverside's new interactive food map demonstrating: how food is grown, sold, and consumed. By looking at the different parts of the food systems through the lense of geography, we can discover ways to strengthen the food system.


Josphat Mutunga

Josphat Mutunga is a Kenyan studying toward a Master's of Science in GIS at the University of Redlands. He has a professional background in environmental assessment. For his master's thesis, Josphat is creating a food systems food map application for the City of Riverside as well as using ... Read More

Lisa Pierce

Lisa Pierce presently works for the City of Riverside's IT Department in the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Division. For 25 years, her GIS efforts have applied GIS to a wide range of industries including land use management, utilities, transportation, environmental planning, and emergency management, as well as a wide ... Read More

Jim Herries

As a geographer at Esri, Jim makes maps every day, working across teams to identify pain points in the map making process and eliminate them. In 2010 he worked on food desert maps and apps. Read More

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