Graduate Students Alejandra Osejo-Varona and Keren Reichler Publish “Care in the Concrete: New Soil for the City” with Professor Cymene Howe in Weather Matters.

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Rice Anthropology graduate students Keren Reichler and Alejandra Osejo-Varona, with Professor Cymene Howe, have just published “Care in the Concrete: New Soil for the City” in Weather Matters, an interdisciplinary hub for conversation on the human dimensions of climate change and adaptation. The article, based on the authors' collaborative research project funded by the Mellon Foundation’s “Diluvial Houston” grant, focuses on urban farmers in Houston as they work to maintain soil and grow food in the context of climate change, urban development and the creep of concrete across the cityscape.

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