USSF June 2010

Posted: July 3, 2010 by trggradio in Uncategorized

Chris sat down with Monica White and David Goldberg, both professors at Wayne State University in Detroit. Monica is a member of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, which “is a coalition of organizations and individuals working together to build food security in Detroit’s Black community by: 1) influencing public policy; 2) promoting urban agriculture; 3) encouraging co-operative buying; 4) promoting healthy eating habits; 5) facilitating mutual support and collective action among members; and 6) encouraging young people to pursue careers in agriculture, aquaculture, animal husbandry, bee-keeping and other food related fields.” In this interview we discuss the organization’s work and food security issues as it pertains to the Black community of Detroit. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

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