Joelle Robinson, Xavier Brown, Jennifer Bryant
Urban Farming, Cooperative Economics, Community Ownership, Afroecology, Healing, Growing, and Building
FOCUS: We are working in Washington, D.C., on using Agriculture as a tool to build alternative economics models and healthier and more sustainable communities on a mental, physical and spiritual level.
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Joelle Robinson, Social Scientist, Food and Drug Administration
I hope to advance community generated solutions on food and social justice issues and connect them to local policy.
Xavier Brown, Small Parks Specialist, Soilful City
I am Xavier Brown, student of the world. I use farming as my tool to transform my community. I live and love the work I do.
Jennifer Bryant, Communications Coordinator, International Labor Communications Association
I believe cooperatives are a tool we can use to combat structural unemployment. More expansively, we are exploring how cooperatives, urban agriculture and local policy can be used to plant the seeds of a new, more equitable society.