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Understanding the Central New York food system

Matthew Potteiger, left, and Evan Weissman, PhDThe co-directors of FoodPlanCNY talk about what a food system includes and how a community-based approach would benefit Central New York. The co-directors of this project are Matthew Potteiger, left, a professor in the department of landscape architecture at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and Evan Weissman, PhD, right, an assistant professor at Falk College of Syracuse University. They explain how this region's productive landscape, good soil and emerging diversity in agricultural production are positive factors in the food system.