Episode 215. ‘Urban Ag is People Taking Care of People’

In this episode of Voices from the Field, we travel to Jackson, Mississippi, for a discussion of urban agriculture with NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Felicia Bell and Otis Wright, an urban farm manager and consultant. Otis talks about his experience with urban agriculture, as well as the ways he has found that urban agriculture can benefit communities beyond providing nutritious food.

ATTRA Resources:

Urban and Community Agriculture

Other Resources:

100 Black Men of America

Tougaloo College

Contact Felicia Bell via email at feliciab@ncat.org.

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