A Community Fights for Power in “A Reckoning in Boston”

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.

Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

Building Community and Sustainable Food Systems in Bayview, CA

A new urban farm in Bayview-Hunters Point is working with the community to address food security and climate change.

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

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.

New on the Podcast: Local Food Leaders Gwen Kokes and Lori Cochran-Dougall Share How to Boost Access to Fresh Crops

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.

Maureen Muketha Discusses Tule Vyema’s Efforts to Boost Food Security in Kenya with Sack Farming

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.

Nate Kleinman and Albie Miles on Community Food Sovereignty During COVID-19

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.

Empowering Refugees in Kenya Through Urban Farming

Urban farming can be a livelihood strategy for refugees and host communities living in the Kalobeyei Settlement in northern Kenya.

Finding Farmland in the Backyard

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.

Urban Farm Grows Good Food and Good Mental Health

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.