A new film, A Reckoning in Boston, explores the development of Boston’s first urban farming co-op and the racist and misogynistic structures that oppress communities of color.
A new urban farm in Bayview-Hunters Point is working with the community to address food security and climate change.
According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.
On Food Talk Live: Dani speaks with Gwen Kokes, the food and farm manager at Civic Works. In Baltimore, Kokes works to promote food access and educate about agriculture. Then, Lori Cochran-Dougall, the executive director of the Westport Farmers Market, shares how she’s expanding the role of the farmers market in her community.
On Food Talk Live, Dani speaks with nutritionist Maureen Muketha, the founder of Tule Vyema. In the city of Kiserian, Kenya, Tule Vyema teaches young women how to cultivate indigenous crops that can help them eat more nutritiously and be more food secure.
For activist and grower Nate Kleinman, collaborative farming can help slow climate change and support community food sovereignty. Later, professor Albie Miles describes how COVID-19 is exposing the vulnerabilities in the food system in Hawai’i.
Urban farming can be a livelihood strategy for refugees and host communities living in the Kalobeyei Settlement in northern Kenya.
As a multi-locational market garden, Grow with the Flow presents its successful business model and how the community stepped up to support a hyper-local food source for the City of Tucker, Georgia.
Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.