Who Really Benefits?: Criticisms of AB 551 Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones Act

When it comes to creating urban farms one of the biggest hurdles for farmers and communities to tackle is access to land and land security. This issue is particularly challenging in larger cities across California where little land is available and where any available land is in high demand. Many farms, most notable being theContinue reading “Who Really Benefits?: Criticisms of AB 551 Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones Act”

Home Away From Home: Immigrants Creating a “Sense of Place” in Urban Farms and Community Gardens

In discussions of food deserts, food sovereignty, and food insecurity the focus tends to heavily revolve around the issues of limited access to enough food and to healthy foods. Access means that there are barriers to an adequate amount of healthy foods due to distance and obstacles relating to distance, like inadequate transportation or time,Continue reading “Home Away From Home: Immigrants Creating a “Sense of Place” in Urban Farms and Community Gardens”