Urban Farming and Food Justice Episode 3
Access to substantial amounts of nutritious food is essential for maintaining one’s physical and mental health. Sadly, there are many people who lack access to healthy food via mainstream food production pipelines. Urban farming and food justice initiatives seek to remedy this issue by bringing more agency in and access to food production, which can help improve people’s health and build community. Marissa Peck, Retail Markets Director for Capital Roots, discusses with McKenna Conners these topics and the goals of Capital Roots.