Urban farms are becoming an important source of food and education, as programs for youth help instill a sense of community as well as healthier eating habits. Corbin Laedlein, Youth Empowerment Coordinator at Added Value Farm in Redhook, Brooklyn, talks about the interconnection of social issues and food as essential tools in community building. Find out what “don’t yuck my yum” means.
#1235: Corbin Laedlein from Added Value Urban Farm
Hear how Vokashi is changing the way people compost, by using ancient fermenting methods.
#1225: Vandra Thorburn of Vokashi
Features Patrick Shane, Activist and member of the Occupy Wall Street press team.
#1223: Patrick Shane of Occupy Wall Street
Features Community Manager Mallory Sustick of Plovgh, a Brooklyn-based farmshare organization that connects farmers and consumers, allowing consumers to pick up their choice of farm-fresh foods in their neighborhood, the same day it was picked.
#1214: Mallory Sustick of Plovgh
Features Paula Maia, co-owner of Oak Wine Bar where she combines food, health and ecological principles.
#1115: Paula Maia of Brooklyn Soil
Features Melissa Ennen, founder of Foodshed Market and The Commons Brooklyn community and educational center in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.
#1108: Melissa Ennen of the Commons Brooklyn