Power and Politics in Detroit: The Possibilities of Urban Farming
Thursday, March 30 at 6:30pm
Dana Building, room 2024
Join Epsilon Eta and the University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program for a panel discussion on Detroit’s growing urban agriculture movement. The discussion will focus on the narratives surrounding the movement, the community power fostered by it, and the racial and class inequities in existing food systems that drives it forward. Panelists include Shane Bernardo of Earthworks Urban Farm, Naim Edwards of Voices for Earth Justice, Jerry Hebron of the North End Christian Community Development Corporation, and Greg Willerer of Brother Nature Produce. Moderated by SFSI faculty Lesli Hoey, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning.