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Food Systems and Food Justice Speaker Series — Spring 2021

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A Conversation about Racial Equity and Food Access with Anna Gilbert-Muhammad and Ibrahim Ali ~ March 16, 2021

Anna Muhammad is the Equity Director, Food Access & Webinar Coordinator at NOFA/MASS. Her work focuses on food access & urban agriculture in Springfield. 
Ibrahim Ali has over 20 years of youth & farm related work in Springfield & in New York City. For the past 11 years he served as Co-Executive Director of Gardening the Community. 

Seeds of Change with Kannan Thiruvengadam May 19, 2021

Kannan Thiruvengadam is the Director of Eastie Farm, an eco-friendly urban farm in East Boston which brings neighbors together, promotes community resiliency and fosters food security and justice. He also hosts the Zumix youth-involved radio show, “What’s up Eastie?” about topics of interest in East Boston. As a Climate Ready Boston Leader, Kannan blends his broad background in technology, climate science, permaculture, regenerative and sustainable agriculture with his passion for community engagement and activism.