Public Housing Resident Led Discussion
Location: Lower Manhattan Head Quarters (LMHQ), 150 Broadway #20 Floor, NYC
Join us for light refreshments & networking social from 6:30pm - 7:00pm
A NYCHA resident-led panel discussion with some of New York City’s most prominent urban agriculture and food leaders.
An engaging dialogue on efforts to increase access to healthy food, reduce our carbon food print and develop food based employment opportunities. Together, we can explore the solutions needed to create a more equitable New York City for all.Join us as participants share reflections on this project that is expanding healthy food access, youth workforce development & sustainable public housing communities.
Paul Philpott – NYCHA resident; graduate of Green City Force's Urban Farm Corps; Social Entrepreneur, Urban Farmer and Founder, Gateway Greens
Chantel Kemp – NYCHA resident, graduate of Green City Force’s Urban Farm Corps; Founder of Blac Kitchen and Marlboro Houses Garden member
Tony Hillery – Founder and Executive Director, Harlem Grown
Naomi Johnson – President, NYCHA Howard Houses Resident Association
Karen Washington – Founder, Rise and Root Farm; Founder of B.U.G.S (Black Farmers & Urban Growers National); 2010 White House Award Recipient; Named NY Times' Urban Farming Grande Dame
|Event Date||4/18/2018 6:30 pm ET|
|Event End Date||4/18/2018 8:30 pm ET|